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Shoppers at a local Walmart were shocked to find a dead newborn baby in the ladies room, according to police reports.
Police have ordered an autopsy on a newborn baby found dead in a bathroom of a Walmart department store in central Texas near Fort Hood, according to police reports.
A spokesperson for the Killeen Police Department said that an employee of a Walmart store in Killeen found the newborn child who was not breathing in the women's bathroom at the store Friday afternoon.
Bell County Justice of the Peace, Bill Cooke, pronounced the child died shortly after 2:00 pm Friday. Police spokesperson Carroll Smith, gave no information about the child's sex or other description of the child's condition.
However, she said police are appealing to the mother to seek immediate medical attention or contact with the police, who will help her get better health care.