Cleveland Police Investigating Baby Death, Sunny Monday, Poll Workers Needed

Othello Avenue, Cleveland
Othello Avenue, Cleveland

A Cleveland mother is under investigation for the death of a newborn baby at home.

Late Sunday night, Cleveland police were called to an apartment on Othello Avenue.

19 Action News has learned the mother called for help for herself after delivering the baby.

Police found the baby's body in the apartment under laundry.

TODAY: Mostly sunny and cool. High: 55

TONIGHT: Partly clear not as cool. Low: 38

TOMORROW:  Partly sunny.  High: 51

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Julia Tullos, WOIO Assignment Manager