Newborn found dead in Amazon distribution center in Phoenix

/ CBS News

A newborn's body was found Wednesday night at an Amazon distribution center in Phoenix, the CBS affiliate there, KPHO-TV says.

The incident was reported at around 8:30 p.m., according to Phoenix police.

They said they responded to a call about a newborn baby found dead inside a women's restroom. Phoenix firefighters responded and confirmed the baby was deceased.

Police said the case is an ongoing death investigation.

Amazon released a statement Wednesday night to KPHO saying, "This is a terribly sad and tragic incident. We are working with local authorities to support their investigation. The safety and wellness of our team is our top priority."

First published on January 17, 2019

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