Newborn baby boy dies after being found near trash outside Bronx apartment
PIX11/ Anthony DiLorenzo
Police are on scene after a newborn baby was found dead outside a Bronx building May 2, 2019.

By Anthony DiLorenzo and Kristine Garcia, WPIX

MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx (WPIX) -- A newborn baby boy is dead after being found near the trash in the Bronx Thursday evening, police said.

Officers responded to a building along East 138th Street and Brook Avenue in Mott Haven around 6:30 a.m. after a resident found the baby near the trash in the rear of the apartment and called authorities.

When they arrived, officers discovered a newborn baby boy unconscious and unresponsive. Police said a faint pulse was detected by first responders.

The baby, whose exact age is not known, was found without clothes and his umbilical cord was located nearby, according to sources.

There were no obvious signs of trauma, police said.

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