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Death of Newborn Baby in Highland Park Under Investigation

By kcora on
Highland Park

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Stephen Rizco of the Highland Park Police Department said authorities are investigating the death of a baby who was found today in the borough.


The newborn was discovered in the borough and was transferred to Robert Wood University Hospital in New Brunswick where the baby was pronounced dead.


The infant’s death is being investigated by Detective Sean McGraw of the Highland Park Police Department and Detective Erik Larsen of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.


An autopsy by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner will be scheduled.


Anyone with information is asked to call Detective McGraw at (732) 572-3800 or Detective Larsen (732) 745-3263.