Police in Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture, said Sunday that the body of a newborn baby boy was found in a trash container on the premises of a resort hotel.
According to police, the infant was found by an employee at around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday in a large trash container at the Yukai Resort Nanki Shirahamaonsen Shirahama Saichoraku, Kyodo News reported. The employee called 110.
Police said the infant was dead when they arrived. The baby was naked and wrapped in a towel.
Police said an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. They added they will check all guests and examine surveillance camera footage to try and determine who abandoned the baby’s body.© Japan Today