The child who had been found alive reportedly died while arrangements were being made for its rescue.
Disturbing photos of the dead child were shared on Facebook by one Christian Onwugbolu, who explained that the child had been found alive but died while arrangements were being made for its rescue.
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The baby looked to be newly born and likely to have been abandoned shortly after its birth.
May its soul rest in peace.