Cause of death pending for baby who was found in Oildale trash can

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The autopsy of a baby girl that was found in a trash can was performed today.

On June 21, deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Office went to Beardsley Avenue after a man called 911 saying he found a dead baby in his curbside trash can.

Detectives said the infant appeared full-term and no more than several days old.

At this time, the coroner said the cause of death is pending additional studies.

Detectives have not released any information on possible parents.

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