Baby found in dumpster dies

OAKLAND, CA

Someone digging for recyclables found the /*baby in the dumpster*/, on the 600 block of 14th street, about 7:40 a.m.

Paramedics say the child appeared to be born about a month premature.

Police are looking for witnesses and are talking to people in a nearby apartment building.

Officials say the death is particularly disturbing in light of /*California's Safe Surrender Program*/, allowing parents to drop newborns off at hospitals and fire stations without facing any charges.

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