Jeypore: The police recovered the body of the newborn girl from a garbage dump near the sub-divisional hospital in Jeypore of Koraput district on Monday.
According to sources, some locals spotted a pack of stray dogs devouring the corpse by pulling it out from the garbage dump. The locals informed the matter to the hospital authorities. Later, the hospital authorities alerted the police.
The police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter. The police suspect that an unmarried woman might have dumped the child immediate after the delivery.