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18-day-old baby found dead in bathtub at Detroit home

Posted at 10:37 AM, Aug 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-26 10:37:31-04

DETROIT — Police are investigating after an 18-day-old baby girl was found dead in a bathtub on Monday morning at a home on the Detroit's east side.

According to police, the baby's mother woke up around 6 a.m. and found the baby in the tub.

Preliminary reports say the baby was in water, but they cannot confirm if the baby drowned. They are continuing to investigate.

The woman came out of the apartment and was placed into handcuffs.

This story was originally published on WXYZ.