The female infant suffered no apparent wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
HPD Homicide Division Sergeant G. Gonzales and Officer R. Olive reported:
A maintenance worker at the Windshire Apartments discovered what appeared to be a newborn baby girl in a dumpster as he was taking the trash from one dumpster to another. Police and HFD emergency personnel were then called to the scene.
The investigation is pending the cause of death to be determined by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.