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Father willing to pay for one-day-old babygirl missing from hospital

Published:Friday | December 9, 2016 | 5:47 PM
The one-day-old baby who went missing from the University Hospital of the West Indies.

Sherine Williams, Gleaner Writer

Milton Maxwell, the father of the one-day-old baby girl who this morning went missing from the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) in St Andrew says he is willing to pay for his child's return.

Maxwell says the mother had just received medication and had dozed off with her baby sleeping in a cot beside her but got up around 10:30 a.m to discover the child missing.

They alerted the hospital staff who immediately started searching for the child.

Maxwell told The Gleaner/Power 106 News Centre that his wife is now in need of counselling.


Milton Maxwell, father of baby who went missing from UHWI

Both parents who are from India are employed as nurses at the UHWI.

Communication Officer in the Jamaica Constabulary Force, Stephanie Lindsay says a number of police personnel from different divisions in Kingston and St. Andrew are collaborating to investigate the case at this time.