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Newborn found dead in southern Thailand university pond

Caitlin Ashworth

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PHOTO: Chiang Rai Times

There was a tragic moment last Monday when the body of a newborn baby was discovered in a pond at a southern Thailand university. .

A security guard at Walailak University in Nakhon Si Thammarat province saw a black plastic bag floating near the edge of the pond. He told police that “the smell was strong and foul”. Inside the bag was a baby boy, wrapped in white cloth, with his umbilical cord still attached.

Police are investigating and checking campus security cameras.

SOURCE:Bangkok Post

 

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Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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