ROCHESTER, Mass. (WWLP) – Police are investigating a report from a recycling plant in Massachusetts that may have found remains of a baby.

According to Rochester Police on Thursday, the department received a 911 call around 10:40 a.m. from the Zero Waste Solutions recycling facility on Cranberry Highway in Rochester. The caller reported that an employee had found infant remains inside recycling products that was trucked into the facility for disposal.

The facility stopped all processing of material as police began an investigation into the incident. Police have no other information available at this time. Rochester police and the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office are investigating this incident.

This is the second time this year baby remains have been found at the recycling facility in Rochester. Back in April, remains of a newborn girl were found by employees. The baby was found in a trash collection that appeared to have come from Martha’s Vineyard and was shipped there for disposal.

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