Seneca Deputy helps deliver baby at Romulus call

Seneca County Sheriff Jack Stenberg reports that on Thursday of last week at 7:44 am, Deputy Melinda Marquart responded to 5854 Route 96 in Romulus for a medical call. Upon arrival, Dep. Marquart interviewed Kelly Scherer, age 35, who reported severe abdominal pain. Upon accessing Scherer it was found that her pain and discomfort was due to the beginning stages of labor. Dep. Marquart found that the unborn child was already in the birth canal beginning to exit.South Seneca Ambulance personnel arrived and paramedic Bruce Boatman and EMT Danielle Burlew began working with Marquart. As a result of the responding EMS providers a 4 pound 5 oz healthy baby boy was born at 8:11 am.Scherer and her newborn baby boy, Hunter Thomas Pepson, were transported by ambulance to Newark-Wayne hospital for further medical care. Newborn baby Hunter and his mother Kelly Scherer and father, 28 year-old Jason Pepson, are all doing well at time of this report.

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