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Infant found dead at Kohl's store appeared healthy; mother cooperating

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The Kohl's store where the baby was found dead is located at 11811 Standiford Plaza Drive off Preston Highway in Highview. The Kohl's store where the baby was found dead is located at 11811 Standiford Plaza Drive off Preston Highway in Highview.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A baby girl found dead inside a trash can at a Hillview department store Thursday appeared to be full-term and healthy, according to Louisville Metro Police. The child's mother has been identified, police said, and it was determined that she gave birth to the baby while inside a restroom at the store.

LMPD homicide detectives responded to Kohl's Department Store on Standiford Plaza Drive near the Jefferson-Bullitt County line around 5:45 Thursday night and discovered the infant's body.

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Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Larry Carroll said it was not yet known whether the baby was born dead or alive. The cause of death is pending further tests.

The child's mother is said to be cooperating with authorities.

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