Newborn Boy’s Body Found in South El Monte Trash Bin

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An investigation continued Friday after the body of a newborn boy was found in a trash bin in South El Monte, authorities said.

newborn-south-el-monteHomicides detectives responded to a residence in the 2600 block of Chico Avenue about 3 p.m. Thursday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Coroner’s investigators were also at the scene.

No details were immediately available regarding the identity of the boy or the cause of his death.

Anyone with information about the case asked to contact the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call “Crime Stoppers” at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or text the letters TIPLA plus their tip to CRIMES (274637), or visit

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