Autopsy inconclusive on deceased infant found July 13
An autopsy of the deceased infant found July 13 at One Source Recycling, 13125 N. Second St., Roscoe, Ill., was inconclusive pending further forensic and toxicological testing, and Winnebago County Sheriff’s police are calling on the public for assistance in the case.
At approximately 8:46 a.m., Friday, July 13, Winnebago County Sheriff’s deputies were sent to the recycling center in reference to a deceased infant.
Upon arrival, it was determined a newborn infant male had been found dead on a conveyor belt line by employees of the firm. The company employees immediately called 911 after having found the infant, who has since been named “Baby Noah.”
Garbage is recycled at this location after having been brought there by multiple regional garbage companies.
Sheriff’s detectives arrived at the scene along with crime scene deputies, and a death investigation was initiated.
Representatives from the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office and the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office were also present at the scene.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department at (815) 319-6300 or CrimeStoppers at (815) 963-7867.
From the July 18-24, 2012, issue
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