Officers discover premature baby girl wrapped in blanket near Bayou in western Harris County, HCSO says

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HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — A premature baby was found Saturday morning in western Harris County near a bayou, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

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Officers responded to the 5500 block of Casa Martin shortly after 9 a.m. and found the child, who was wrapped in a blanket, officials said.

When discovered, the umbilical cord was still attached to the child, HCSO said.

Officials said the child was taken to the hospital for treatment.

This story develops as investigators look into the circumstances surrounding the found child.

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