Newborn baby found in middle of roadway

U.S. & World

MADERA, CA (KSEE) A newborn baby girl is recovering at California’s Valley Children’s Hospital after she was abandoned in the middle of a Madera County road.

The Madera County Sheriff’s Office said Aurelio Fuentes, from Madera, was out delivering newpapers when he found the baby lying on the road. 

“You can tell they placed the baby there, they didn’t toss it. They just placed it there,” Fuentes said. 

Fuentes said he noticed something laying on the road, he thought it was an animal and so he slowed down. As he approached, he heard the cries for help. 

“I got a little more closer. I heard the baby crying and screaming,” Fuentes said. 

Fuentes said the infant was only wearing a onesie when he found her. 


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