Officials still looking for abandoned baby's mom

Posted at 2:40 PM, May 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-05 18:14:05-04

Officials are asking the public to help them find the mother of a baby who was left outside of a Mesa residence back in March.

Silent Witness said the newborn baby girl, just hours old, was dropped off on Tuesday, March 8 sometime between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. 

The baby was found in a car seat in front of a home. As of May, the mother of the baby has yet to be located. 

The baby is still in the Arizona Department of Child Safety's custody, and she's in good health, officials say. 

The newborn, being called Baby Jane, was reportedly found with her umbilical cord still attached by a hospice caregiver who lives at the East Valley home where the girl was abandoned on top of an irrigation box. 

"I touched her and she moved and I said, ‘She's alive!’" said Roseanne McCulloch, who found the baby. "I picked her up, and [the blanket] was all wet.”

Anyone with information on who may have been involved in dropping off the baby, or whoever may know who the mother is, is asked to contact Silent Witness at (480) WITNESS.