A nearby hospital was also evacuated when water entered the building.
Authorities said officers responding to a report that a man was standing in a street, yelling for police to be called, were told at the scene by the man’s mother that her son was acting paranoid, and that she feared for her safety and that of her son.
The groundbreaking ceremony today for new St. Elizabeth’s Hospital will continue despite a lawsuit from the city of Belleville.
Attorney Albert Watkins says his client’s child was born in Homer G. Phillips Hospital, not City Hospital where the adoption records state.
Saint Louis University has agreed to buy back the hospital on its campus and become a part of SSM Health.
The effort to get answers about possible stolen babies at a long-closed St. Louis hospital now includes another department in the city – the Recorder of Deeds office where public records are kept.
St. Louisan Zella Price was recently introduced to her daughter 49 years after the hospital told her that her daughter had died.
Now, many black mothers are wondering if their babies born at this hospital are still alive.
St. Louis fire officials say a man was killed in an apartment building fire that sent about a half dozen other people to hospitals.
Many black women who were told decades ago that their babies died at birth at a St. Louis hospital are now wondering if their children are still alive.