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By Matt Volz 

Officers describe faint whimper, finding abandoned infant

 


MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A faint whimper in the darkness was all it took.

Missoula County Sheriff's Deputy Ross Jessop and U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Officer Nick Scholz rushed toward the sound after hours spent searching the Montana woods for a missing infant.

Jessop was about to take another step when he heard a stick crack underfoot. He looked down to find a cold, wet, soiled 5-month-old boy face-down under a pile of debris.

"I abandoned any police training or any chance of saving evidence there — I didn't care," Jessop, a father of three, told reporters on Tuesday. "I scooped...



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