Police appeal to public for clues in ‘Baby Noah’ case
Online Staff Report
Three weeks after the deceased body of a newborn baby boy was found on a conveyor belt by workers at One Source Recycling, 13125 N. Second St., Roscoe, Ill., police are asking the public for clues in the case.
“Baby Noah” was laid to rest in a public service at Calvary Cemetery in Winnebago, Ill., Friday, July 20. An autopsy on the deceased infant was inconclusive, although forensic testing is in progress and multiple interviews have been conducted. However, the parents of the boy have yet to be identified.
Winnebago County Sheriff’s deputies were sent to the recycling center at approximately 8:46 a.m., Friday, July 13, in reference to a deceased infant. Upon arrival, deputies 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.
Garbage is recycled at the center after having been brought there by multiple regional garbage companies.
Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to contact the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department at (815) 319-6400 or Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-7867.
Posted Aug. 2, 2012
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