Incident at 7550 Long Point
May 19, 2006 -- Houston police
are investigating the death of newborn boy transported to Memorial
Hermann Northwest Hospital from an apartment complex at 7550 Long
Point shortly after midnight on Friday (May 19).
The identity of the infant, who appeared to have
been born prematurely (20-22 weeks of gestation), and the cause
of death are pending an autopsy by the Harris County Medical Examiner's
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant H.A. Riojas and
Officer R. Cervantes reported:
A witness found the crying infant wearing a one-piece
white outfit and wrapped in a blanket near a dumpster at the apartment
complex. She picked up the infant and called 911. He was transported
to the hospital where he later died.
Anyone with information in this case is urged
to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime
Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at