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Fetus brought in bag to JPS died of natural causes

FORT WORTH -- A full-term fetus brought by a woman to John Peter Smith Hospital early Thursday wrapped in a white plastic trash bag died of natural causes, the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s office has ruled.

The boy died from intrauterine fetal demise, or still birth.

Police were summoned to the hospital after the woman, believed by police to be the boy’s mother, arrived with the baby. Officers found evidence at the woman’s Fort Worth apartment that a baby had been delivered in the bathroom.

“The woman was treated at the hospital for medical issues related to child birth, police said.