Newborn baby found dead in cooler at Dallas motel

The Dallas Police Department is asking for information after a newborn baby was found dead in a Dallas motel room.

According to Dallas PD, officers were dispatched to a welfare check on Saturday involving a 3-week old child at a motel in the 8300 block of S. Lancaster Road.

When emergency personnel arrived, the baby was found in a cooler in a motel room. The Dallas County Medical Examiner will issue a report on the cause of death.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 214-275-1300.