Newborn found dead in closet

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The Los Angeles Police Department Juvenile Division is investigating the case, along with the Department of Children and Family Services and the coroner’s office, said Officer Mike Lopez of LAPD media relations. No arrests were immediately made and an autopsy was expected to be performed early this week. ———————————— For the latest news and observations on crime in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, check out the Daily News’ crime blog by clicking here. An autopsy was pending today on a newborn found dead in a closet at a family’s home in South Los Angeles, police said. The newborn’s mother showed up at Huntington Park Hospital yesterday morning, bleeding heavily, CBS2 reported. The girl initially denied having given birth, but eventually admitted to leaving the newborn in a closet at home, according to the TV station. The child was found in the closet, unconscious and not breathing, the TV station reported. last_img read more