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: Crews Make Progress On Emigrant Fire Burning Near 5 Freeway In Pyramid Lake Area
The company, which processes waste from all over Southern California, uses conveyor belts to help workers separate trash into recycling containers.READ MORE: Robert Durst, New York Real Estate Scion, Convicted Of 1st Degree Murder In Death Of Longtime Friend Susan Berman
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Sheriff’s homicide detectives from the city of Industry are investigating the incident.