Oak Ridge Police Investigating the Death of a Newborn Dumped on the Side of the Road

A death investigation is underway after a newborn’s body is found near the bank along the Melton Lake Greenway just north of the Edgemoor Road bridge.

A citizen called Oak Ridge Police at around just before 1 p.m. Thursday to report the infants body.

ORPD, Oak Ridge Fire, Anderson County EMS and the medical examiner’s office were all on scene.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information that may help investigators is asked to call Oak Ridge police.

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