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Massachusetts State Police Investigating Remains Of Infant Found At Trash Facility

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Contact: Beth Stone 508-584-8120

BROCKTON – The Massachusetts State Police are investigating after the remains of a newborn infant was found in a Rochester recycling facility, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz has announced.

Rochester Police received a 911 call at approximately 10:40 a.m. yesterday from Zero Waste Solutions recycling facility in Rochester. The caller reported that infant remains were found within a trash collection that was trucked to the facility for disposal. .

Rochester Police contacted Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office and an investigation commenced. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner took jurisdiction and will determine the cause of death.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who has any information is urged to contact Trooper David Wohler of the State Police Detective Unit for Plymouth County at 508-894-2648.

NOVEMBER 10, 2023