Abandoned newborn saved from Lampang Cemetary

A newborn baby complete with the umbilical cord still attached has been saved after being discovered in a Lampang cemetery.

The boy was discovered yesterday, Nov. 16 in Ban Pa La Moo 1 Chomphu in Mueang Lampang just after 6 p.m.

Emergency services were quick to the scene and discovered the boy lying on a plastic bag naked and in some distress.

The child was transported to hospital for a checkup. Police are seeking the mother of the child for questioning.