Breaking news as a newborn baby boy was found inside a porta-potty in east Harris County on Thursday.
It happened in a recreational area in the 18000 block of Riverside Street, just north of the U.S. 90 Highway.
According to Maj. Susan Cotter, with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, service workers stopped by to empty the porta-potty when they made the alarming discovery.
“When they came to empty it [Thursday], they found the baby, a full-term baby, in the porta-can with the umbilical cord still attached,” she said.
Cotter said the porta-potty was last emptied on Monday around 9:30 a.m. The area where the incident was spotted happens to be a place where people typically go swimming.
There’s no word on the baby’s mother or family, and there’s also no information on surveillance cameras in the area.
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