Colton baby found dead near trash bin

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The body of a dead infant was found wrapped in a blanket out in the cold near a trash bin in Colton. Investigators are searching for the mother.

The body of a dead infant was found wrapped in a blanket out in the cold near a trash bin in Colton. Investigators are searching for the mother.

Colton police received a call about the baby at 11:36 a.m. Friday in the 900 block of North 7th Street. Upon arrival, officers found a baby boy. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe the baby was left between 11:30 p.m. Thursday and 11:30 a.m. Friday. They are investigating the case as a potential homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call Colton Police Department Det. Wilson at (909) 370-5021.

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