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Medical Examiner: 22-Day-Old Baby Girl Starved To Death

Posted: 03/28/2015 - BARTOW, Fla. (AP) -- A medical examiner says a baby who was found dead in her car seat in a Florida restaurant parking lot had lost more than one-third of her body weight in the 22 days since she was born.

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