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Wednesday 26 June 2019

Newborn baby found dead in women's toilets inside Amazon distribution centre

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Independent.ie Business Desk

Independent.ie Business Desk

A newborn baby has been found dead in a women's toilets inside an Amazon distribution centre, police in Phoenix said.

The baby was found on Wednesday evening and firefighters responded and confirmed that the baby was deceased, Sergeant Vince Lewis said.

An investigation is under way, Mr Lewis said.

Amazon said in a statement it is working with police to support their investigation and called the incident "terribly sad and tragic".

The massive distribution centre on the city's south-west side is one of several Amazon sites in metro Phoenix.

The gender of the baby was not disclosed.

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