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Baby's body found in portable cooler in Georgia

4 years 4 weeks 10 hours ago Monday, January 07 2019 Jan 7, 2019 January 07, 2019 12:30 PM January 07, 2019 in News
Source: Associated Press
Photo: Troup County Sheriff's Office

LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a baby's body was found in a portable cooler bag on the side of a Georgia road.

News outlets report the newborn's body was found Sunday afternoon. According to the Troup County Sheriff's Office, witnesses said the cooler had been on the side of a road for several days, and possibly up to a week.

Sgt. Stewart Smith says the sex of the baby could not be determined immediately. Authorities say an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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