Dead baby turns out to be a doll

Staff Writer
Devils Lake Journal

Devils Lake Police report they were called out on Monday afternoon for what turned out to be an unusual call.

Police say that a 9-1-1 call was received reporting a deceased baby in an apartment in a Devils Lake apartment building.

An exterminator working in the building discovered what he believed to be a body of a baby in the apartment. Police say when the exterminator touched the baby it was cold to the touch and emergency crews were dispatched

Police say when emergency crews arrived they examined the “patient” and immediately discovered it was a lifelike doll and not a human baby.