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Infant found dead on recycling facility conveyor belt

San Jose police cruiser in San Jose, Calif.

The body of an infant was found on a conveyor belt early Friday at a recycling facility in San Jose, police said.

Police were called about 3:30 a.m. to GreenWaste Recovery at 625 Charles St. to a report of a dead infant found at the facility, according to San Jose police spokeswoman Officer Gina Tepoorten.

When officers arrived, they found the baby on a conveyor belt.

The case is being treated as a homicide, police said.

The infant’s identity has not been released and the Santa Clara County Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Ramon Sanchez or Detective Sergeant Isidro Bagon of the San Jose Police Department’s homicide unit at (408) 277-5283. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (408) 947-7867.

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