By Chris King • 30 January 2023 • 18:35
16-week-old baby discovered in box outside north London hospital
A dead baby estimated to be about 16 weeks old was discovered at around 9am this morning, Monday, January 30, outside Barnet hospital in north London. The foetus was reportedly found inside a box, according to mirror.co.uk.
“At this moment, our priority is to ensure that the mother is okay and that she receives the appropriate medical attention. This is likely to be a traumatic time for her, and I would ask that she makes contact either with us, her local GP or a hospital”, said Detective Inspector Matt Coad.
“We believe that the box was left by a man, aged in his 30s, who was wearing dark clothing. I would also encourage him to come forward so that we can help”, DI Coad added.
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Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news.
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