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Human infant remains discovered in South Los Angeles
Human infant remains discovered in South Los Angeles

Authorities are asking residents of a South Los Angeles neighborhood to search their yards and trash cans for “suspicious items” after detectives discovered the remains of a human infant somewhere along a residential street. A homeowner in the 1500 block of West 104th Street reported the remains Saturday morning, investigators said in a statement. Deputies arrived, contacted the homeowner and confirmed the remains were human. “The remains are that of a 1- to-3-day-old infant,” the statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. “The infant appears to have been dismembered. Significant portions of the body are still missing.” ...

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