By BBN Staff:The news of a dead baby found floating in East Canal on Thursday morning has shocked residents across the country.
Julian Jimenez, a sanitation worker was cleaning the area when he came across a plastic bag in the canal. Jimenez took out the bag and opened it. He immediately stopped a police patrol that was in the area when he realized he had pulled out a dead child.Police took control of the scene as residents also began to surround the area. Police have not yet confirmed if a post-mortem examination has been done on the body.
Since the discovery was made public, a picture of a woman has been circulating on social media with the claim that she is the mother and may have been responsible for throwing the baby away.
The police department has not issued any official report on this matter.
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