Unborn baby found abandoned at South El Monte park

A baby boy with an umbilical cord attached was discovered in Whittier Narrows Park in South El Monte. Officials are investigating and seeking information about the mother's well-being. It is a crime to abandon a child.

A fetus was found in Whittier Narrows Park in South El Monte, California, with an umbilical cord and placenta still attached. The body of the baby boy, estimated to be between 6 to 7 months’ gestation, was discovered by a man near a trash can.

Authorities believe the baby was brought to the park by someone who left it there. It is unclear if the baby was alive before being discovered, and officials are appealing for information to help identify the person who abandoned the child.