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Needham Market recycling centre: Post-mortem to be held after baby's body discovered




A post-mortem into the death of a newborn baby whose body was discovered at a recycling centre is due to be held tomorrow (May 19).

Police were called shortly after 3pm on Thursday, May 14 to Sackers recycling centre, in Ipswich Road, Needham Market where the body of the baby girl was found.

The cause of death remains unexplained but a Home Office post-mortem is due to take place tomorrow.

Sackers recycling centre, in Ipswich Road, Needham Market. Picture by Mark Westley
Sackers recycling centre, in Ipswich Road, Needham Market. Picture by Mark Westley

A Suffolk Police spokesman said: "Extensive enquiries have taken place and detectives are continuing to gather further information, which may lead to where the baby was originally from.

"Further searches are continuing at the site, with full support and co-operation from the business.

"Detectives remain concerned for the wellbeing of the baby’s mother and continue to encourage her to come forward to receive the appropriate support."

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Investigation Team either by using the online portal https://mipp.police.uk/operation/363719N35-PO1 or by calling 101 and quoting reference 37/26499/20


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