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Monday, 30 December 2019 16:10

One of 2019 Biggest Stories "Baby India"

In June, a family came home from vacation and heard what sounded like a newborn baby in the nearby woods. That’s how “Baby India” was found.  This started one of the most followed stories in Forsyth County.

At 10:08 p.m. on June 6, deputies were called to the 1900 block of Daves Creek Road on a report of a baby crying from residents who heard the baby.  The area where the baby was found is small and isolated.  The family who heard the baby could not decide if it was a baby or animal at first.

Deputies soon found a white or Hispanic, newborn near full term, female baby who had been left in a wooded area.

The infant was found inside a plastic grocery store bag along the wood line off Daves Creek Road in southeast Forsyth County. 

Georgia has a law called Safe Haven (HB 391), which allows a child's mother to leave her baby, up to 30 days old, with an employee of any medical facility including any hospital, institutional infirmary, health center or birthing center in Georgia without prosecution. This includes hospitals, fire stations and police stations.

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