A deceased fetus was by a local recycling plant facility yesterday. A police investigation is underway and an autopsy is expected to be performed today.

The disturbing discovery happened around 3 p.m. Thursday at ReCommunity Camden, a recycling facility on Mount Ephraim Ave. in Camden. An employee found the fetus on a conveyor belt at the end of the first shift, 6abc.com reports.

The plant receives recyclables from Camden and Gloucester counties.

Police asked for a list of township vehicles that made drop-offs at the plant between 1:00 and 2:00 p.m.

The cause and manner of death are so far unknown, as is the gender of the fetus.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Camden County Prosecutor's Office at (856) 225-8694 or (856) 757-7420.

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