Maintenance worker finds newborn in dumpster, returned to father

The baby who was miraculously discovered at a West Palm Beach, Fla., apartment complex in May was turned over by the Department of Children and Families to the biological father.
1:56 | 07/04/19

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We turn to the miraculous rescue of a newborn baby found alive in a dumpster. This morning, we're hearing from the hero maintenance worker who discovered her and his life-saving 911 call and kissh kiesch has the latest. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning to you as well. For the first time we're hearing the 911 calls after that precious little baby was found next to a heap of trash. It all went down in boca raton, Florida and this resilient young child is alive and well. The incredible discovery made at this west palm beach apartment complex by two maintenance workers back in may. 911, what's the address of your emergency? Yes, there's a baby in the Baby in the garbage. Reporter: The workers at first say they thought the baby was a whimpering cat according to police the baby's mother, 35-year-old rafaelle Sousa admitted she delivered the baby in her bathroom then abandoned her in the dumpster claiming she thought the baby was stillborn. Sousa has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and child abuse. Try your best to wrap them in your arms, okay. Just the warmth from your body will help. Sir, we have police and par med diblgs coming to you, okay? Thank you, thank you. Reporter: This morning, an emotional reunion between that baby and her father. In this exclusive footage shot by ABC affiliate WPBF, the father just overjoyed after the department of children and families turned over the now nearly 2-month-old baby. So glad there was a happy reunion there. Zachary, you're learning more about baby India, another newborn who was found abandoned. Yeah, just an incredible story, baby India is doing well. She was found in a trash bag just a couple of hours old at the time and found in a similar way. But just an incredible story. Well, we're glad that they have positive endings. Yeah. Thank you.

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