Philly police investigate 'stillborn' baby found in trash

- Philadelphia police say they're investigating after a baby that was reportedly stillborn was found in a trash bag in a home in the city's Rhawnhurst section.

Medics responded to a call of a woman giving birth just after 4:30 p.m.

First responders located the newborn child inside the home, and pronounced the child dead a short time later.

During their investigation, authorities were told that the baby was actually born earlier in the week.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident and no arrests have been made at this time. 

The Special Victim's Unit is handling the investigation. 

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