July 30, 2013 3:08 PM

Baby found in trash had been born prematurely, KC police say

Police estimated that the boy was 29 to 34 weeks old in gestation. A full-term baby is born at 40 weeks. The medical examiner will need to conduct further testing to determine the cause of death and how long the baby had been dead. Police believe the boy was dead before being placed in the trash truck.

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