Abandoned baby found in a cemetery in Candelaria, Quezon
A baby—only about two months old—was found abandoned inside a cemetery in Barangay Masin in Candelaria, Quezon.
In a report submitted to Calabarzon Police Regional Director Chief Supt. Guillermo Eleazar, Candelaria police said the baby boy was found between two tombs by a resident on Monday morning, May 28.
“Initial investigation disclosed that at about 9:00 am, a resident heard a baby crying and when he looked around, he found the baby boy in between two tombs,” the report said.
According to the report, the resident immediately carried the baby to the home of the barangay chairman, Nelson Punzalan, to seek assistance.
Punzalan then brought the baby to the Candelaria police station and reported the incident.
The child was finally brought to the Candelaria Rural Health Unit for a medical check-up, the police report said.
The baby boy was yet to be identified, the report added.