NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (KLAS) — Detectives with the North Las Vegas Police Department need the public’s help finding the person or persons responsible for leaving a baby boy inside a dumpster in North Las Vegas.
The child was found dead Sunday morning in a dumpster in the 2500 block of Carroll Street, according to FOX40 sister station KLAS.
The preliminary investigation revealed that at about 8:50 a.m., police were dispatched to the area in reference to a baby found in a dumpster.
Arriving officers called medical personnel to check on the child, who is between 1 and 6 months old and of Hispanic descent. That is when he was pronounced dead at the scene.
North Las Vegas Police detectives need the public’s help in this investigation and are asking citizens to check on their children, grandchildren or nephews to make sure they are OK.
The Coroner’s Office will release the identity and cause and manner of the child’s death after the proper notification to next of kin.
Anyone with information about the case is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.