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Dead baby found in trash outside Las Vegas Strip hotel

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Steve Marcus

Hotel security officers secure an area on the north side of Planet Hollywood after an employee discovered a dead baby in a trash bin outside the hotel Monday, Oct. 21, 2013.

Updated Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 | 4:44 p.m.

Baby Found in Casino Dumpster

Metro Police Capt. Robert DuVall responds to questions from reporters after a Planet Hollywood employee discovered a dead baby in a trash bin outside the hotel Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. Launch slideshow »

A Planet Hollywood employee discovered a dead baby in a trash bin today outside the hotel.

Metro Police were notified at about 12:55 p.m. Homicide detectives are investigating, but further information, such as the baby’s gender and approximate age, has not been released.

Police expect to release more details Tuesday.

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