Dead infant found in cooler at recycling center in Chicago Ridge

May 1, 2013 (CHICAGO RIDGE, Ill.)

Crews were sorting through bottles and cardboard when the cooler was opened and the baby, a boy, was discovered inside a blanket around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. The newborn male was found wrapped in a dark blue towel, according to authorities.

At this point investigators have tracked the loads to Waukegan or Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. They would have been the result of recycling pick-ups on Monday in those areas.

Police are investigating.

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