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Police Working Death of Newborn Baby

Contact: Lt. Doug Nolte |

The Wichita Police Department found the body of a newborn baby girl at 11:00 pm Wednesday evening in a dumpster at the Eastgate Shopping Mall, 8125 E. Kellogg.

Police were given information that a 17 year-old female was admitted to a hospital with significant hemorrhaging. It was learned that this female had delivered a baby sometime the previous week. The baby was taken to the dumpster and left behind.

Homicide investigators are working this as a suspicious death case. More information will be made available on Tuesday, January 22nd at the regularly scheduled news briefing.

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