Sheriff: dead newborn baby found along Wash. road

The Associated PressFebruary 12, 2014 

— A King County sheriff's spokeswoman says a newborn baby has been found dead along the side of a road in Snoqualmie, Wash.

Sgt. Cindi West says the body was found Wednesday afternoon in a wooded area about 10 feet from the shoulder of the road. The spot is about a mile from the Snoqualmie Casino.

KOMO-TV reports ( ) that West says the baby was "full term" with an umbilical cord still attached. She did not indicate the baby's gender.

A King County medical examiner's investigator has removed the body. Detectives are investigating.

Snoqualmie is about 25 miles east of Seattle.


Information from: KOMO-TV,

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