Newborn's body found in northwest Calgary parking lot
Police looking for mother as they're concerned she could be in medical distress
A newborn's body has been found in a northwest Calgary parking lot, and police are asking for the public's help in finding the baby's mother as they're concerned she could be in medical distress.
Police were called to a parking lot behind the Bownesian Grocer at Bowness Road and 79th Street N.W. at approximately 11:30 p.m. MT Sunday.
We are investigating an undetermined death after a deceased newborn was found in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Bowness?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Bowness</a> last night. We need to find the child's mother as she may be in medical distress, and we need to learn what happened: <a href="https://t.co/NXlTwdAOfa">https://t.co/NXlTwdAOfa</a><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/yyc?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#yyc</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/yyccrime?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#yyccrime</a>—@CalgaryPolice
"Investigators believe the child could have been left there as early as the late afternoon, however, it is not clear how or when the child died," police said in a release Monday. It also said an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.
Anyone with information about the mother is asked to call Calgary police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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