UPDATE: Autopsy completed in southern Minnesota baby death

May take eight weeks to finalize the results.

Posted: Aug 29, 2018 10:31 AM
Updated: Aug 30, 2018 4:05 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. - An autopsy has been completed on a baby who died Tuesday.

The Rochester Police Department says the Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed there was no significant physical trauma to the baby, and that the baby was full term.  Full results from the autopsy may not be available for six to eight weeks.  Rochester police say they're investigation in to this death continues.

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ROCHESTER, Minn. – A death investigation is underway in Olmsted County.
Authorities say a 17-year-old female gave birth around 10 a.m. Tuesday at her grandparents’ house.
The girl told police that she was panicked and didn’t know what to do so she slept for most of the day after the still birth.
At 11:30 p.m., the female and her 19-year-old former boyfriend showed up at the St. Mary’s ER. The female told staff that she had a still birth that morning and that the baby was in the car outside. Medical staff brought the baby inside, and the baby was a near-term girl.
There were no signs of trauma and an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

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