Baby found in plastic bag inside Hong Kong airport toilet dies in hospital
Case surfaces after cleaner finds newborn in arrival hall area
A baby, suspected to be a newborn, died in hospital after being found in a plastic bag inside a Hong Kong International Airport toilet on Friday, prompting police to launch a criminal investigation.
The case came to light at about 11.53am when a cleaner found the baby in a plastic bag inside a women’s toilet in a restricted area of the airport’s Terminal One arrival hall, according to police.
A force spokeswoman said the baby was declared dead at North Lantau Hospital.
She added officers were investigating the case.