UPDATE | Autopsy complete on baby found in cooler

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Friday, January 11, 2019

LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) — An autopsy on a baby found on the side of the road shows no signs of trauma, but police are searching for the mother.

The Troup County Sheriff's Office says a preliminary report shows no signs of injury. The baby was a full-term white female.

Police are now asking people to help by looking for expectant mothers who were full term and is no longer with child

Check back for the latest details.

Monday, January 7, 2019

LAGRANGE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a baby's body was found in a portable cooler bag on the side of a Georgia road.

News outlets report the newborn's body was found Sunday afternoon. According to the Troup County Sheriff's Office, witnesses said the cooler had been on the side of a road for several days, and possibly up to a week.

Sgt. Stewart Smith says the sex of the baby could not be determined immediately.

Authorities say an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.