Infant found dead near Southern California shopping center

WALNUT, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of an infant boy found near a Southern California shopping center.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says the baby was discovered around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday in the city of Walnut. The child was transported to a hospital where he died.

The circumstances surrounding the death are under investigation.

KABC-TV reports homicide detectives taped off a shopping complex in the city about 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of downtown Los Angeles.

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