Newborn with Umbilical Cord Still Attached Found by 9-Year-Old Playing in Backyard
LOWELL, Indiana -- Police are investigating after a baby was found abandoned in northwest Indiana on Monday. WGN-TV reports the newborn was found by a 9-year-old girl along the 18000 block of White Oak Avenue around 11 a.m. as the girl was playing in her backyard. Police told WGN The baby was wrapped in a black towel, with the umbilical cord and placenta still attached.