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Children Find Body of Baby Girl in Backyard

July 04, 2001|From Times Staff Reports

Two children playing in a Compton backyard Tuesday found a dead baby partially buried and wrapped in a bag, authorities said.

The three-week to a month-old baby girl was found behind a residence on the 1300 block of Butler Avenue near Compton Boulevard about 5 p.m., said Sheriff's Lt. Tracee Edmonds. Sheriff's homicide detectives were investigating the death. Anyone with information is asked to call (323) 890-5500.

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