Dead baby found in Koreatown alley

The body of a newly born baby was found in an alley in Koreatown on Wednesday evening.

Los Angeles Police Department’s Olympic Division responded to a call a few minutes after 5 p.m.

The newborn is a baby that was approximately 26 weeks old.

Authorities set up a crime scene, and the police department’s abused child unit was conducting an investigation into the death.

There is no information available as to whether the baby had been identified, its sex or how it had died.