Colton baby found dead near trash bin |

COLTON, Calif. (KABC) — The body of a dead infant was found wrapped in a blanket out in the cold near a trash bin in Colton. Investigators are searching for the mother.

Colton police received a call about the baby at 11:36 a.m. Friday in the 900 block of North 7th Street. Upon arrival, officers found a baby boy. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Two fetuses found on side of southern California street – Yahoo News

(Reuters) – Two fetuses were found on Friday wrapped in a blanket that had been ditched on the side of a residential southern California street, authorities said.

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that the fetuses, both of them at least 20-weeks-old and fully formed, were discovered on Friday afternoon in the city of Fallbrook.

“Each fetus had its own umbilical cord, which were both still attached to one placenta,” the statement said.

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G.R.L. singer, ‘X Factor’ finalist Simone Battle dead –

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Los Angeles CNN — Simone Battle, an “X Factor” finalist and G.R.L. singer, was found dead Friday in a Los Angeles home, a coroner’s spokesman said. She was 25.A cause of death is not yet known, according to Los Angeles County Coroner Lt. David Smith. An autopsy has been scheduled for the weekend, he said.Battle’s body was discovered in her West Hollywood apartment Friday morning, Smith said. No other details have been made public.The singer was a finalist in the talent competition for Fox Television’s “The X Factor” in the 2011 season.She was a member of the girl singing group G.R.L., which performed last month on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

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Marine’s pregnant wife found dead in mine shaft –

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CNN — The body of a missing pregnant wife of a Marine based in California was found over the weekend and her former neighbor was arrested in connection with her death, police in San Bernardino County said.Erin Corwin, 19 and three months pregnant, had been missing since June 28 after she said she was going to Joshua Tree National Park to scout trails. On Saturday, searchers found her body about 140 feet down a mine shaft but weren’t able to recover and identify it until the next day, San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon said.An autopsy determined Corwin had been killed, the sheriff’s department said, without elaborating how she died.On Sunday night, authorities in Anchorage, Alaska, arrested Christopher Lee, who police say had been having an affair with Corwin.

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American woman’s body found in suitcase in Bali –

Jakarta, Indonesia CNN — The cabbie probably thought nothing of it when the young couple left their large hard-sided suitcase in the trunk of his car and went back into the five-star hotel.They said they needed to find the other person they were with and to pay their bill.But after a lengthy wait, the young man and woman still hadn’t returned. Puzzled, the driver called hotel security.The suitcase in the trunk looked very odd. It was wrapped in a bedsheet. Then the cabbie saw blood. Body found stuffed in suitcase in BaliWhen authorities at the South Kuta station in Bali, Indonesia, opened it, they found inside the badly beaten body of Sheila von Weise Mack, wrapped in a blood-stained bedsheet.Two smaller suitcases were found in the St. Regis Bali Resort garden. Both contained hotel towels with blood on them, according to police.

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Hunter describes grisly find in Bravo murder trial | News – Home

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -Two hunters who discovered the bones of a slain 18-year-old University of Florida student told jurors they were drawn by a strong smell to the densely wooded area where the body was buried.

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Hunter Jesse Everidge testified Friday at Pedro Bravo’s murder trial that he was looking for medicinal herbs in a wooded area when he noticed the smell of death.Everidge said he immediately called 911 after following the stench and finding a human skull in the dirt.The remains were eventually identified as those of Christian Aguilar, a UF student who was dating Bravo’s ex-girlfriend.

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Boy missing since 1940 ID’d at Florida’s boys school –

CNN — On their deathbeds — her father’s in the 1960s and her mother’s in the 1980s — Ovell Krell’s parents made her promise she’d never stop looking for her brother.”Will you find Owen and bring him back?” she recalls her dad asking.”I’ll try until the day I die, Daddy,” she replied.After more than seven decades, the 85-year-old has found Owen. She hopes to soon lay him to rest at the Auburndale, Florida, cemetery where her parents are buried. Digging up answers to a 50 year mystery Florida to exhume bodies at former school Unmarked graves at school to be exhumed Boys’ graves might hold answersHer mom, after all, instructed her, “Put him with me and daddy.”George Owen Smith was sent at age 14 to the Florida Industrial School for Boys in 1940 for car theft. Krell never saw him again, and her family was told he died of pneumonia after running away from the school and hiding under a house in town.The school, located in Marianna, about 65 miles west of Tallahassee, is now known as Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys. When it closed in 2011 for budgetary reasons, it capped a chilling, 111-year legacy of brutality.

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