A North Platte woman faces criminal charges for allegedly not getting immediate medical attention for her baby boy — who later died.
Auhorities say 28-year-old Christine Sytek, of North Platte, has been arrested on suspicion of intentional child abuse that resulted in death, a felony charge.
Police say Sytek waived down a passer-by early Sunday morning and asked the person to call 911. Police say Sytek told the person that the baby wasn’t breathing.
Police say an emergency crew took the baby to Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte, where the baby was pronounced dead.
Prosecutors say the baby had been born at Sytek’s home and was premature. Inveatigators are awaiting autopsy results. Sytek is being held on a $100,000 bond.
George Keltz, KXNP, North Platte