‘Remains of newborn baby’ discovered at recycling plant

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The suspected remains of a newborn baby have been discovered at recycling plant in Ireland, police have said.

The find was made on Wednesday morning at a waste facility in Bray, Co Wicklow.

Gardai said they are investigating all the circumstances surrounding the discovery of “what is believed to be the body of a new born baby”.

“The scene has been preserved for a forensic examination and the offices of the State Pathologist have been notified,” a Garda spokesman said.

Garda technical experts have also been called to the scene to carry out a forensic examination.

“Enquiries are ongoing,” the Garda spokesman added.