Update @ 5:14pm: The baby is that of a newborn female and an autopsy will be performed to rule the cause of death.
Sheriff’s Homicide Detail is asking for the publics help– If anyone is aware of a female that recently gave birth and does not have the child in her possession, they are asked to contact Sheriff’s Homicide Detail – details below.
Victorville- The grim discovery of an infant was reported to authorities by an employee of Victor Valley Material Recovery Facility (MRF).
An employee located the baby on a conveyor belt wrapped in a white sheet early this morning, according to early reports.
Several local news stations are also on scene covering the tragic incident.
The Victor Valley Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) serves as the processing center for recyclables from Apple Valley and Victorville’s curbside and commercial/business recycling programs.
The MRF is located on 17000 Abbey Lane, just off of Stoddard Wells Road—on the way to the County’s Victorville Landfill.
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Sheriff’s Homicide Detail, Detective Bryan Zierdt at (909)387-3589 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760)956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com.