Dead infant found in trash can in D.C.


WASHINGTON (WDVM) — The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a death after finding a dead infant inside of a plastic bag in a trash can.

According to a police report, officers were called to the 100 Block of Irving Street, NW, just before 8:00 a.m. on Monday, May 17, for a report of an unconscious child. Officers were directed to a unisex bathroom, where they found the remains in the trash can.

D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services Medical Director, Dr. Robert Holman, responded with officers and pronounced the infant dead.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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