The remains of a newborn baby have been found in a Massachusetts recycling plant Thursday, police said.
In April, the remains of a newborn baby girl were found at the same recycling center.
According to a release from the Plymouth County Prosecutor’s Office, the Rochester Police Department received a 911 call around 10:40 a.m. from the Zero Waste Solutions recycling facility in Rochester.
Police said an employee at the recycling facility reported finding “what appeared to be the body of a human baby in recycling products.”
“The caller reported that children’s remains were found in a trash collection that had been trucked to the facility for disposal,” said Plymouth County Prosecutor Timothy Cruz .
The police said that all processing was halted when authorities responded to the facility.
The Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has taken over and will determine the cause of deaththe prosecutor’s office said.
A similar incident occurred in same establishment on April 27when the remains of a little girl were discovered.
Authorities determined that this child had been dead for at least a week and had been dumped in the trash at a facility on Martha’s Vineyard.
“The baby was in a garbage collection which appears to have originally from Martha’s Vineyard and was shipped to this facility for disposal,” state police said in an April 29 news release.
There are no additional details about the incident at this time.
Andrea Vacchiano of Fox News Digital contributed to this report.