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Update: Body of Baby Found at Advance Disposal in Hesperia

UPDATE: Monday, October 1, 2014, 5:25 p.m., the deceased newborn infant that was located this morning at Advance Disposal has been determined to be a female.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death. The investigation is ongoing; no additional information is available at this time.

HESPERIA:( The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Specialized Investigations Division, is investigating the body of a newborn baby found this morning at the Advance Disposal Company located at 17105 Mesa Street in Hesperia. Deputies received a call at 8:09 A.M. on October 1, 2014. The Specialized Investigations Division is on scene and actively working the investigation.

The baby was discovered on a conveyor belt by employees. There is no further information on the race, sex or anything referencing the newborn baby. “The baby is amongst a lot of trash there is a lot of processing that will need to take place in order to have any further details,” stated public information officer Jodi Miller.

All operations at the facility have come to a complete halt as soon as the baby was discovered. “The baby was located during the processing of incoming trash,” explained Jodi Miller.

The coroners department will be responding to the location to assist in the extensive investigation. There will be autopsy conducted to determine the cause and manner of death relating to the infant.

Anyone with information regarding a recent pregnant female, who may have given birth or this incident is urged to contact Detective Christine Kirby or Sergeant Jason Radeleff of the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division at 909-387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-Crime or you may leave information on the We-Tip website

Approximately 1 year ago today, the body of a female baby was discovered by an employee at the Victor Valley Material Recovery Facility (MRF) located in Victorville. Click on the link to read the original story

The Safely Surrendered Baby Law allows a baby to be taken within the first 72-hours of birth with no questions asked, to be taken to a local fire department or a hospital. The toll-free telephone hotline number to call in San Bernardino County is 211.

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