VICTORVILLE (CBSLA.com) — The body of a baby was found on a conveyor belt Thursday at a recycling plant in Victorville.READ MORE: Witnesses Describe Chaotic Scene As Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Unfolds Near U.S. Open Of Surfing
Homicide detectives received a call at 11:29 a.m. after workers at the plant in the 17000 block of Abbey Lane reportedly found the baby, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Cpl. Randy Naquin said.READ MORE: Marvel Suing To Keep Rights To 'Avengers' Characters From Copyright Termination
CBS2’s Tom Wait said the baby was a newborn female. The baby was found wrapped in a blanket.
Officials said an autopsy was planned to determine the cause of death.MORE NEWS: Funeral Service To Be Held In Covina Hills For Lance Cpl. Dylan Merola Who Was Killed In Afghanistan
Homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help. If anyone is aware of a pregnant woman that gave birth and does not have a child in her possession, they are asked to call Sheriff’s Homicide Detective Bryan Zierdt at (909) 387-3589.