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Police investigate death of newborn in SE Portland

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A death investigation is underway in Southeast Portland after a newborn was found deceased inside a home Sunday morning, according to the Portland Police Bureau.

East precinct officers responded just before 11:30 a.m. to a home in the 13800 block of Southeast Stark Street.

Officers and medical personnel arrived and confirmed the newborn was deceased.

According to Portland Police, officers learned that a woman was previously transported to the hospital from the home earlier Sunday.

A man who identified himself as the person who found the baby told KPTV it had been wrapped in a towel and left on the bathroom floor.

Based on preliminary investigation, detectives assigned the case to Homicide and the Child Abuse Team who are conducting an investigation into the case.

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