Andover Police, Police in Four States on Alert After Body of Newborn Found at Conn. Recycling Plant

ANDOVER — Chief Patrick Keefe and the Andover Police Department are distributing the following press release issued today by the Stamford, Conn. Police Department: 

Unedited release:  “This morning at 0839 am, an employee of City Carting contacted the Stamford 911 Communication Center and described that a baby was discovered while they were processing materials. Stamford Police, Fire and EMS responded to 61 Taylor Reed Place and confirmed that the child was deceased.

The child appeared to be a full term newborn boy. Stamford Major Crime and Crime Scene investigators responded to the scene and are currently conducting an investigation. A team from The State Office of the Chief Medical Examiner responded to the scene and is assisting in this investigation.   

“Investigators are attempting to determine the origin of the recyclables that were processed this morning. At this point, investigators have established that material was dropped off from companies that operate in the following areas: Stamford, CT; Greenwich, CT; Somers, NY; Oyster Bay area of Long Island, NY; and Andover, MA. 

The Stamford Police Department is urging for anyone with information to contact SPD Major Crimes at 203-977-4420. All calls will be kept confidential.”  Cpt. Richard Conklin  Lt. Thomas Scanlon  203-977-4060