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Newborn baby found dead on roadside in Snoqualmie, Wash.

Feb. 13, 2014 at 1:09 PM   |   Comments

SNOQUALMIE, Wash., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Police are in search of leads after a newborn, full-term baby was found dead on a Snoqualmie, Wash., roadside, the King County Sheriff's Office said.

The unidentified baby was found Wednesday afternoon in a wooded area, about 10 feet from the shoulder of a road, by a local resident out for a walk, KOMO-TV, Seattle, reported Thursday.

The baby was found about a mile from the Snoqualmie Casino.

The baby's umbilical cord was attached, Cindi West of the sheriff's office said. She did not specify the baby's gender.

"We're looking for someone to help us identify who this baby belonged to," West added.

Topics: newborn
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