Police investigate baby found in trash can in Trotwood

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TROTWOOD, OH (WDTN) – Trotwood Police are investigating a baby found in a trash can on last week.

Trotwood Police tell WDTN the baby was born February 4 to a woman who told officers she did not know she was pregnant.

The woman told police the baby was stillborn. Police say a family member called them to report the death.The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office tells 2 NEWS an autopsy was performed on the infant February 6 and the cause of death is still pending.

A police report on the incident says the baby was found “discarded in a residential trash bin.”

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office tells 2 NEWS an autopsy was performed on the infant February 6 and the cause of death is still pending.

Investigators are waiting to determine if they will charge the woman until the cause of death is known. The mother is listed as a suspect in this case.

2 NEWS is working to learn more about this story and will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

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