Funeral services set for Saturday for baby found on side of road

Body of 'Baby Christian' found inside luggage, will be buried June 27


SAN ANTONIO – Funeral services have been arranged for a baby found dead inside some luggage in a grassy area along Interstate 37 near Drexel Avenue on May 11.

The funeral for "Baby Christian" will be held at 10 a.m. on June 27 at Southwest Funeral Home, with a burial at Resurrection Cemetery to follow.

Four San Antonio-area motorcycle clubs, in addition to members of the San Antonio Fire Department, will be on hand as escorts.

The "Guardians of the Children" helped to raise the money to get Baby Christian a proper burial in hopes that it will raise awareness for child abandonment.

A highway maintenance discovered the body of Baby Christian inside a piece of discarded luggage alongside the highway. The worker was cutting grass in the area when he stumbled upon the bag and called 911.

The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office officials has stated that there were no leads in the investigation into the baby's identity or parentage.

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