Infant recovered from trashcan in women’s restroom at park

Lynwood, California: For the second time already this month a baby has been found abandoned in a park restroom. This time at least, the child was found alive and has been taken to a hospital for treatment and observation and is listed in stable condition.


On Friday, June 11 at about 8:00 am officers were called to the Yvonne Burke-John D. Ham Park in Lynwood, California after someone found an infant in the women's restroom.


"Deputies responded and located the infant in the restroom's trashcan."

Investigators believe that the baby was born sometime between June 9 and 11 and are looking for the mother.


"The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, Special Victims Bureau is asking for the public's help with any information regarding the abandonment and endangerment of a newborn baby boy."


They are asking that anyone with information contact the Los Angeles County Sheiff's Department, Special Victims Bureau at (877) 710-5273 or by emailing at


Those wishing to remain anonymous may do so by submitting tips through Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), their website LACrimeStoppers, or through the app "P3 Tips" available on most smartphones.


Another baby was found deceased in a porta potty in the Magnolia Gardens Park in Houston, Texas. Investigators believe the infant had been left there sometime between Monday morning at about 9:30 am and Thursday morning when the body was found.


No further information seems to be available at this time and investigators are still seeking assistance from the public.