Baby girl’s body found behind building in Bellflower

Sheriff’s deputies were investigating the death of a baby girl whose body was found behind a building in Bellflower on Monday.

The infant was discovered at 10:37 a.m. behind a location in the 10300 block of Alondra Boulevard, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in new release. The infant was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to news reports, the baby was found in a car seat partially covered by a blanket near a dumpster behind a mortuary.

Authorities did not immediately released further details.

Anyone with information was encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.

If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may contact Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) of

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Kelly Puente is a general assignment and special projects reporter at the Long Beach Post. Her prolific reporting has taken her all over Southern California—even to the small Catalina Island town of Two Harbors. She is a Tiki mug collector and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in public policy and administration at Cal State Long Beach. Reach her at [email protected].