LA PUENTE (CBSLA.com) — A dead newborn was found at a trash collection and recycling facility in La Puente on Monday.
A worker discovered the baby on a conveyor belt while he was sorting garbage at Athens Services on the 14000 block of East Valley Boulevard around 2 p.m.READ MORE: Newport Beach, Long Beach And Other OC Communities Brace For Incoming High Tides And Potential Flooding
The company, which processes waste from all over Southern California, uses conveyor belts to help workers separate trash into recycling containers.READ MORE: One Person Found Dead In South LA Homeless Encampment Fire
The baby was taken to the coroner’s office for an autopsy.MORE NEWS: Massive Rescue Effort Underway After Multi-Story Building Partially Collapses In South Florida
Sheriff’s homicide detectives from the city of Industry are investigating the incident.