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Police investigating after infant found dead in south Phoenix

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PHOENIX — Police are investigating after an infant was found dead in south Phoenix on Thursday afternoon.

Phoenix police said they located the baby boy’s body behind a business in a strip mall near 35th Avenue and Baseline Road at about 1 p.m.

The baby was not breathing and was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation is underway.

Anyone with information is asked to call Phoenix Police at 602-262-6151 and Silent Witness at 480-948-6377 or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish speakers.

Police are particularly interested in hearing about women who were pregnant and no longer are and don’t seem to be mothering a baby.

No other information was immediately available.

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