Newborn boy found dead at recycling center

Workers at a recycling center in Stamford, Conn., made the tragic discovery while they were processing recyclable materials around 8:40 a.m. Tuesday, Stamford Police Lt. Tom Scanlon told ABC News.
0:56 | 10/16/18

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Very much under way here as to try to determine why. And how in the body of the young. A new born. Ended up here this is city carting and recycling and Taylor reed place in Stamford. It was around 8:40 this morning police say that workers who were processed seen. Recyclable material made that discovery they found what appears to be a full term baby boy. In. Along with the material that was being processed there early this morning police responded to the scene. As did the medical examiner and other medical Examiner's office will conduct an autopsy to try and determine. Whether this child was born. Alive or whether was stillborn. And if possible to determine a cause of death all this very much under investigation active investigation after that we through discovery made this morning. Here in Stamford and we're live in Stamford mark missiles channel seven Eyewitness News.

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