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.