Newborn baby found in dumpster in Jackson, Tenn.

Newborn baby found in dumpster
Newborn baby found in dumpster(JPD)
Published: Jan. 19, 2023 at 10:30 AM CST
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JACKSON, Tenn. (WMC) - Jackson Police Department is investigating an incident where a newborn was found in the dumpster.

A person found a baby boy alive in a dumpster on Carver Street at 3:30 a.m.

He was taken to the hospital and treated.

“I can’t imagine feeling so desperate, that you feel this is your only option. I’m so thankful to the person that called 9-1-1 and to JPD for their swift actions in saving this baby’s life,” said Jackson Mayor Matt Conger in a Facebook post.

If you know any information regarding this matter or the identification of the parents, contact the police.

JPD asks you to call 731-425-8400 or Crime Stoppers at 731-424-8477.

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