Deceased baby found in bag discarded on side of road in Memphis, no arrests made

deceased baby investigation

Mar. 8 2022, Published 1:06 p.m. ET

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Police in Tennessee have launched a homicide investigation in connection to the death of a newborn baby found dumped along a road.

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On March 6, officers from the Memphis Police Department “located a deceased newborn, wrapped in a towel, placed in a bag, on the side of the road,” officials said.

According to authorities, the baby appeared to be full-term.

No arrests have been made in connection to the grisly discovery, and the investigation is ongoing.

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Police have not released further details, including how the baby died.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Memphis Crime Stoppers at (901) 528-CASH or submit a tip online.

deceased baby investigation

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