Death investigation underway after baby found in bag in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WRIC) — A death investigation is underway in Portsmouth after a baby’s body is found in a woman’s bag.

First responders took that woman to the hospital yesterday afternoon.

Once there, police say the woman took out a bag with the body of a newborn infant inside.

The baby was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Right now, the medical examiner is trying to determine the cause of death.

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