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Baby dies on OBB train

German police are calling for witnesses to get in touch after a baby was found dead on an OBB train that had travelled through Austria on its way to Munich.

According to police the baby had been alive when it was born and died later, they believe killed.

The body of the baby was found in the bathroom on the Austrian train after a cleaner discovered traces in blood and a blocked toilet. Interviews with staff carried out by Vienna and German police established that the crime scene happened in Austria - the body was discovered as the train was travelling between Hacker and Donnersbergerbrucke.

It is not clear whether the mother brought the baby onto the train where it was died or whether the baby was brought into the world whilst she was already on the train.

German authorities are hoping to interview any further potential witnesses who stayed on the train after it left Austria, and are calling for people to contract the homicide department in Munich on (089) 2910-0.

It is not clear exactly how the baby died and an autopsy is being carried out now by foresenic department in Munich to establish the cause of death.

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