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Newborn Baby Found in Portland Residence
by Sandy Kromeir - The Oregon Herald
  Sunday February 21, 2016 - 2:28 PM
 
UPDATE: The Medical Examiner's Office conducted an autopsy on the newborn found dead on Sunday afternoon. The Medical Examiner determined that the baby was a stillbirth.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances of this incident and will present their investigation to the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office upon completion.

Detectives were able to determined that the 21-year-old woman who was taken to the hospital was the baby's mother. She remains in the hospital receiving medical and mental health treatment.


PORTLAND, Oregon - This morning at about at 11:30, police were sent to a residence in the 13800 block of Southeast Stark Street after the report of a newborn baby that had diced inside the residence.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and confirmed the newborn had died, that a woman was previously transported to the hospital from the residence earlier today.

Detectives assigned to Homicide and the Child Abuse Team are conducting a death investigation, along with the Medical Examiner and criminalists from the Forensic Evidence Division.