Body of Newborn Found in Plastic Bag in Logan Square

The body was found around 8:30 a.m., police said

The body of a newborn baby was discovered in a gangway in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side Saturday, police said. 

Area North detectives are conducting a death investigation after an infant boy was found dead in a plastic bag in the gangway of a building in the 2700 block of North Hamlin Avenue, according to authorities.

The body was found around 8:30 a.m., police said. According to the Chicago Tribune, the umbilical cord was still attached as well as the placenta.

"He was wrapped inside a plastic bag and he was around like nine months already so he was fully developed," said Andrea Vazque, who found the baby.

Police did not have any further details and said the investigation is ongoing.

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