State Police release new details on baby found in reservoir in Harwinton

HARWINTON, Conn. (WTNH)– Connecticut State Police have released new details on the baby who was found deceased in a reservoir in Harwinton on Tuesday.

State Police say the body of a baby was found in a plastic bag in Bristol Reservoir #4, near Route 72.  That baby was identified as a boy, who was born approximately 1-2 weeks ago.

Trooper First Class Kelly Grant with the Connecticut State Police said, “What we do know is that the baby was a boy was a boy born approximately 1 to 2 weeks ago.”

State Police said the mother contacted officers Wednesday night. She was taken to the hospital for medical care, and is cooperating with detectives.

Trooper Grant added that tips from the public have been a big help so far in their investigation.

She provided information to them today and they provided her they provided her medical care. There still is a lot of work for those detectives to do. They appreciate people that have come forward. People that have given tips. Any tip is helpful.”

Original Story: State Police: Body of baby found in bag in reservoir

Related: Investigation continues after baby’s body found in reservoir

State Police say there are still many unanswered questions. Trooper Grant told News 8, “Detectives are going to continue speaking with in working with the mother and anybody else who may be involved in this incident.”

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