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Baby Girl Found On D.C. Doorstep Dies

01/16/2012 09:28 pm ET

At first, it appeared to be a doll lying on a step, outside the fence of a house in the 3000 block of Channing Street NE.

But something didn't seem right to Emmanuel Dugger, a neighbor walking by just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday, and he ran to get his father, Eugene.

"I was in shock, so I had to grab somebody else to make sure I wasn't seeing things," he said.

What they found wasn't a doll, but a baby girl, left naked and partially covered by a thin towel. It was 25 degrees at the time.

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