Baby dies after being found unconscious at babysitter’s house

SHAH ALAM: Police have confirmed that Nur Awliya Delisha Mohd Khairul, a 10-month-old baby girl who was found unconscious at her babysitter’s house in Section 17 on Aug 19 died at the Shah Alam Hospital three days later.

Shah Alam OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Iqbal Ibrahim said police received a report from the victim’s 33-year-old father at 8pm on Aug 19.

He said the victim’s parents went to the babysitter’s home at about 4pm on the same day after the 36-year-old woman told them that their baby was unconscious.

They brought their child to a private hospital in Section 19 where a doctor’s examination found bruises on her forehead, he said, adding that the doctor also suspected that the victim suffered bleeding in the brain.

ACP Mohd Iqbal said the pregnant babysitter was also taking care of seven other children aged between three months and four years old at the house without assistance.

“Further investigation is still underway and the case is classified under Section 31(1)(a) of the Child Act 2001,” he said.

ACP Mohd Iqbal advised the public not to make speculations and to channel any information regarding the incident to the investigating officer, Inspector Roshaza at 011-39865668.- Bernama