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Update: Mother of abandoned newborn has been located in Fairbanks, now at hospital

Update: Mother of abandoned newborn has been located in Fairbanks, now at hospital
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The Alaska State Troopers Major Crime Unit of the Alaska Bureau of Investigation in Fairbanks identified and located the mother of the child who was abandoned at the intersection of Dolphin Way and Chena Point Avenue in Fairbanks on New Year’s Eve in freezing cold. The mother is a minor and was taken to a Fairbanks hospital for assessment and medical treatment.

The investigation into the circumstances in which the newborn was abandoned in a cardboard box along the road is ongoing and no criminal charges have yet been filed, the Public Safety Department said.

“The Alaskan State Soldiers would like to thank our partners at the Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living (IAC), Stevie’s Place and FMH Forensic Nursing for the essential resources they provide, as well as the countless Alaskans who have submitted advice in an effort to resolve this matter and protect the well-being of the baby and the mother, ”DPS wrote.

On Tuesday, the DPS said the child known as Teshawn, so named in a note that was in the cardboard box with him, was still in good health and in the care of the Office of Human Services. childhood. The soldiers were following leads based on the statement in the memo that the mother lived on Cormorant Street.

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