The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged newborn death near Woodville.

Authorities say the birth allegedly took place at a residence, and the newborn’s body was possibly discarded.

On Monday, the deceased newborn was located at the residence as a result of a search warrant. The gestational age of the infant is not known at this time.

The infant remains will be taken to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy.

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