By Tom Witherow For The Daily Mail
Published: 21:50 GMT, 31 January 2019 | Updated: 07:39 GMT, 1 February 2019
A witness has told for the first time the shocking story of a Sports Direct warehouse worker giving birth in the toilets.
The mother, from eastern Europe, delivered her child in a cubicle at the company's Shirebrook warehouse complex, in Derbyshire, on New Year's Day 2014.
The warehouse worker repeatedly told concerned colleagues she 'had to go back to work' as her baby struggled to survive, a witness said, after the woman had cut its umbilical cord herself with a box cutter.
An East European Sports Direct worker reportedly gave birth in a warehouse toilet
By the time the alarm was raised, she was covered in blood and her child was fighting for its life in a bucket in the next door cubicle. Marguerite Severn, who is in her sixties, was one of the first on