Body of premature baby found in trash

November 30, 2011 4:17:06 AM PST
The body of a premature baby girl was found in a trash can in Washington Heights.

Police responded to a 911 call from the superintendent of the building on West 191 Street around 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

The Medical Examiner's office will determine whether the baby was delivered alive or if it was stillborn.

It's estimated the pregnancy was about 24 weeks along when the baby was delivered.

The investigation is ongoing.