Police said Saturday that the body of a newborn boy was found abandoned in a park in Minamiboso, Chiba Prefecture.
According to police, the infant's body was found in Taibusamisaki park at around 11:15 a.m. on Friday. TBS quoted police as saying a park maintenance worker discovered the body while picking up leaves.
Police said the dead infant was concealed under a a semi-transparent vinyl tarp, wrapped in a white blanket. The child's umbilical cord was still attached.
Police said they using park surveillance camera footage to try and identify who brought the baby to the park.© Japan Today