The newborn baby girl, discovered in a dumpster in Mission, has passed away. / Kevin Mills Photo

The newborn baby girl, discovered in a dumpster in Mission, has passed away. / Kevin Mills Photo

Mission baby found in dumpster dies in hospital

Mission RCMP have issued a release stating newborn has passed

The abandoned baby discovered in Mission last week has passed away.

On Nov. 23, 2018 the Mission RCMP responded to the 33600 Block of Prentis Avenue for a report of a newborn baby that had been found in a dumpster.

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The baby was rushed to the hospital and remained in critical condition until last Thursday (Nov. 29), when she passed away. The cause of death is still being investigated.

A 21-year-old woman was arrested in relation to this event and has since been released. No charges have been laid at this time.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.