Newborn baby found ALIVE, stuffed in a plastic bag & hidden in woods

North Carolina authorities are currently conducting interviews and investigating after discovering a newborn baby alive in the woods.

WBTV reports that deputies responded to a call at around 2 p.m. Wednesday, close to a home in the Marshville area, off of East Highway 74. When authorities arrived, they heard a faint cry coming from the woods and discovered a baby boy in a plastic bag, hidden under leaves.

Authorities reported that the infant had recently been born. According to the Union County Sheriff’s Department, the placenta was still attached. EMS arrived and took the baby to the hospital.

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Abandoned Newborn Baby Discovered Outside Marshville Area HomeUnion County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the…

Posted by Union County Sheriff's Office, Monroe, NC on Wednesday, March 25, 2020


At this time, the names of the possible parties involved in the incident are being held while detectives continue to investigate. No other information is available at this time.

Anyone with information about the case should contact the Union County Sheriff’s Office at 704-283-3789.

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