Workers at Michigan Recycling Plant Find Body of Dead Newborn Baby

State   |   Steven Ertelt   |   Jan 15, 2015   |   12:49PM   |   Roseville, MI

Despite the fact that safe haven laws exist allowing mothers or parents to surrender a newborn to authorities instead of killing or abandoning the baby, the numbers of news stories about infanticide cases is still alarmingly high. Now, workers at a recycling plant in Michigan have found the body of a dead newborn baby.

Here’s more from the Detroit News:

baby39Workers at a recycling center received a sickening shock Wednesday night when they found the body of a newborn.

According to the Roseville Police Department, the body was that of a white male estimated to be one to three days old.

Workers at the center — located in the 30800 block of Groesbeck — were sorting different forms of recyclable materials when at about 11 p.m. a bundle came down the sorting line.

When workers opened the bundle, they found the body of the newborn child.

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According to police, the child showed no visible signs of trauma and an autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death. An investigation is underway and police are following several leads at this time.

LifeNews Note: File photo.