A newborn baby was found wrapped in a towel inside a handbag, according to police. (Source: Corsicana Police)
CORSICANA, TX (KLTV) -
Wrapped in a towel, encased in a
pillowcase and left inside a handbag, someone left a newborn baby boy outside a
home in Corsicana, TX, Sunday night.
According to the Corsicana Police,
the department's dispatch was alerted by a resident in the 500 block of North
38th Street around 9 p.m. that the handbag with the baby was left by the door
under a carport at the home.
Officers and EMS personnel found
the baby with its umbilical cord still attached.
EMS transported the baby to the
Navarro Regional Hospital for treatment.
Police alerted law enforcement agencies and hospitals in the region of the abandoned
baby in case a woman who appeared to have recently given birth arrived for
medical attention, but did not have a baby or explain where it was.
Corsicana Independent School District officials were also notified.
Anyone with information that could help identify the mother of the newborn
is asked to contact the Corsicana Police Department at 903-654-4902.
Tuesday, June 18 2013 9:23 AM EDT2013-06-18 13:23:30 GMT
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her. Jayden Sink raised nearly $200 on Friday while she sold lemonadeMore >>
A 5-year-old girl set up a lemonade stand across the street from the Westboro Baptist Church compound, and now the group is targeting her.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 7:31 PM EDT2013-06-17 23:31:17 GMT
According to a Smith County Sheriff's Office arrest affidavit, the man accused of shooting and killing his father told investigators he had just returned home from camping at the lake with his childrenMore >>
According to a Smith County Sheriff's Office arrest affidavit, the man accused of shooting and killing his father told investigators he had just returned home from camping at the lake with his children when he got into an argument with his father.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:10 PM EDT2013-06-18 16:10:14 GMT
From the Texas Department of Public Safety: AUSTIN, TX - Robert Anthony Lopez, 48, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive and Tango Blast gang member, is now in custody after being arrested on Friday in SanMore >>
Lopez has an extensive criminal history that includes aggravated sexual assault of a child, assault causing bodily injury, injury to a disabled person, violation of protective order and prohibited weapons.More >>