Newborn baby found dead on college campus

Police found a dead baby wrapped in a towel and discarded in a garbage bin near a dorm at the University of Tampa on Sunday night. According to the Tampa Police Department, officers located a dead baby wrapped in a towel and placed in a garbage bin at around 7 p.m. near McKay Hall. The Tampa Police Department released a statement where they said "The Tampa Police Department reminds the community that Florida has a Safe Haven Law, which allows parents to anonymously surrender an unharmed newborn infant seven days old or younger to any Fire Station, EMS station, or hospital staffed by full-time emergency medical technicians, paramedics, or firefighters..." The mother of the newborn was located and taken to a nearby hospital.

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