Infant death investigated in Walnut

Approximate location of where an infant was found Wednesday evening in Walnut.
(Los Angeles Times)

An infant was pronounced dead Wednesday evening shortly after its body was discovered in Walnut.

The baby was discovered about 5:45 p.m. in the 20700 block of Amar Road and taken to a hospital, where the child was pronounced dead at 6:22 p.m.

Homicide detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were still at the scene as of 8:30 p.m.

This is a breaking news story, based on preliminary information, and will be updated.