Police: Body of baby found in Westchester recycling plant

Police: Body of baby found in Westchester recycling plant

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ELMSFORD, N.Y. (AP) -- Westchester County Police said the body of a full-term baby has been discovered in a plastic bag at a cardboard recycling plant.

Capt. Christopher Calabrese said a worker at Brookfield Resource Management Inc. in Elmsford discovered the baby inside a plastic bag at about 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Calabrese said an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday to determine a cause of death. Police did not release the baby's gender. Calabrese said a worker at the cardboard plant pulled the bag out of a machine and noticed it was heavy. Calabrese said the worker opened the bag and found the baby inside of it.

A message left for Brookfield Resource Management Inc. wasn't immediately returned Tuesday.

Elmsford is about 25 miles north of New York City.

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