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Newborn baby with umbilical cord still attached falls to her death from apartment window

Sarah-Jane Murphy

Published 30/09/2015 | 10:51

Mother and baby in hospital - Pic posed by models
Mother and baby in hospital - Pic posed by models

A baby has plunged to her death after falling from a window on the seventh floor of an apartment building.

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Police in New York City are currently investigating the incident whereby a newborn baby girl died following the fall from a window of an apartment in the Bronx.

Local media report that the infant was found with its umbilical cord still attached after the horrific fall.

Police confirmed that they are currently questioning the girl’s mother regarding the incident.

It is understood that police services responded to an emergency services call at around midday yesterday afternoon local time.

The little baby girl was sadly pronounced dead at the scene by first responders.

Police also said the baby showed severe signs of trauma.

No arrests have yet been made although an investigation is currently ongoing.

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