VANCOUVER — Police say they are investigating the discovery of a dead infant in a portable public toilet in Vancouver.
A statement from the police department says the remains were found Wednesday on the city's Downtown Eastside.
Const. Tania Visintin says officers were called to the area at around 6 p.m.
She says it was obvious to responding officers that the baby was deceased.
Visintin says there's concern for the physical and mental well-being of the mother and police are searching for her.
She says the discovery was "extremely tragic."
This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 23, 2020
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