Stockton police investigating after fetus found in dumpster

Jan 12, 2015 10:54 AM by News Staff

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - Stockton police have launched an investigation after a human fetus was found in a trash dumpster.

The Sacramento Bee reports a person searching for cans made the discovery Sunday afternoon.

Medics were summoned to the scene and quickly determined the fetus was not alive.

Investigators are trying to determine how old it was.

Officer Joseph Silva says the department's family-crimes detectives are investigating.


Information from: The Sacramento Bee

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