Abandoned baby girl is saved after being ‘thrown into a filthy courtyard over a 6ft tall wall’ with her umbilical cord still attached
- WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT
- The baby, in China, suffered a fractured skull and bleeding inside the skull
- She was found lying next to her mother’s placenta on Friday by villagers
- Her condition has stablised after initial medical treatment, said the hospital
- Police are investigating the case and urge her parents to turn themselves in
A newborn girl has been found and saved after being left abandoned naked at a rubbish-filled courtyard with her umbilical cord still attached in China.
The baby is believed to have been thrown into the courtyard over a six-foot-tall wall moments after she was born, according to media reports.
She is said to have suffered a fractured skull as well as bleeding inside the skull.
The baby was found lying next to her mother’s placenta in a dirty shaft on Friday in China. It’s been suggested that she had been thrown into the disused fish pond over a tall wall
Police have set up a case of for abandonment and are urging the baby’s parents to turn themselves in.
The baby was found lying next to her mother’s placenta in the dirty shaft on Friday, which was the International Children’s Day.
She was first discovered by residents of Xiade Village in Fuzhou City’s Mawei District in East China’s Fujian Province, according a police statement.
Some web users claimed that the courtyard was a disused fish pond and its wall was about two metres (6.5 feet) tall.
The claim that the baby had been thrown into the courtyard over the wall has not been confirmed by the police.
Paramedics took the baby to a local hospital for emergency treatment after residents called the police. The girl was later transferred into a bigger hospital and is in a stable condition now
The hospital said the baby suffered a fractured skull and bleeding within the skull
Villagers called the police who contacted the nearby Fuzhou Mawei Hospital, whose paramedics took the girl in for treatment.
The infant was then transferred to the No.1 Hospital of Fuzhou for further treatment.
The No.1 Hospital of Fuzhou said the infant had a fractured skull and bleeding within the skull, according to Kan Kan News.
Police set up a case of for abandonment and are urging the girl’s parents to turn themselves in
Members of the public have gone to the hospital to visit the baby girl after seeing the footage and pictures of her online. Several families have come forward hoping to adopt the girl
A doctor from the hospital told Kan Kan News that when the baby was sent to them, her limbs were twitching and there were bruises around her mouth. She also suffered injuries in her lung and heart.
The doctor said after treatment, the baby’s condition had stabilised.
According to the report, many people have gone to the hospital to visit the baby after seeing pictures and footage of her on social media.
Apparently, several families have come forward hoping to adopt the girl as their own.
Police have asked members of the public to contact them with any information regarding the girl’s parents, who could face charges for abandoning the child.
Further police investigation is underway.
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