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3-Week Old Baby Found Dead After Reported Missing Last Night [UPDATE]

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A three-week old baby was found dead Saturday morning after parents reported her missing last night.

The search for a missing infant came to a sad conclusion this morning when authorities found her body about a half mile away from her home in Newhall. She was found on the 23600 block of Newhall Avenue just after 8 a.m., and authorities were seen investigating a pickup truck with Oregon plates in a nearby parking lot, according to the LA Times.

Around 9:30 p.m., Friday night, her parents reported their baby missing from their apartment on 21300 block of Alder Drive. Over 50 sheriff's deputies were involved in the "rather large" search for the infant, which was both helped and hindered by the fact she resided in an apartment or condo complex.

"In some ways it's more difficult because there's more people, there's more places, there's more locked doors. But in some ways it's easier because there's more people to see things, to give information, possible witnesses," Lieutenant Brenda Cambra told KTLA.

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Update [11:25]: Authorities say they have arrested the baby's father, 30-year old Matthew Warner according to NBC 4. Warner led police to the baby's body, which was found in a car parked in a park-and-ride lot, telling them "I think the baby's body is here."