Tyler Police release video after premature baby brought to officers

Newborn brought to South Tyler Police Station

TYLER - Tyler Police report a woman brought a premature baby to the South Tyler Police Department after the mother gave birth at an apartment complex.

Public information officer Don Martin said while at the station the woman that brought the newborn in was notified by phone that the mother had just delivered another baby. 

Officers were able to determine the location of the 33-year-old mother who was at  Cumberland Place Apartments.  Officers immediately responded to the apartment complex along with Fire and EMS. 

They located the mother and second newborn who was unresponsive inside an apartment.  The supervisor on the scene made the decision to transport the newborn to  the hospital in the patrol vehicle due to condition, time and distance of EMS assisted by a second officer.

One of the baby boys was pronounced dead at the hospital, while the other baby is listed in stable condition.

The mother was transported by a third EMS ambulance to the hospital once she was stabilized at the scene.  Tyler Police investigators responded to the scene to interview all involved. 

The condition of the newborns will be released after further investigation.


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