Phoenix police investigating death of abandoned infant near strip mall

Phoenix police investigating death of abandoned infant near strip mall
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Police in Phoenix are searching for whoever left an infant boy behind a dumpster near a local strip mall Thursday, Sept. 24.

Officers were called to the scene at around 1 p.m. Thursday, after a person nearby found the child, according to AZ Family. Police found the baby beside the dumpster that was behind a strip mall. The boy was pronounced dead at the scene, AZ Family reports.

It’s still unclear how the infant got there. Detectives are looking at surveillance footage for any evidence.

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