Baby delivered in WIU residence hall

Baby delivered in WIU residence hall (file photo)

On Thursday morning shortly after 7 a.m., the Western Illinois University Office of Public Safety received a call for a possible medical situation in a residence hall.

Officers arrived on scene and discovered a female student caring for an infant that she had apparently delivered in the residence hall restroom.

The student and the infant appeared to be in stable condition.

Both were transported to McDonough District Hospital.

The incident is under investigation.

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