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Fetus Found at Sewage Plant

Police are not clear at this time if a crime was committed

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    Fetus Found at Sewage Plant

    Police in East Providence, Rhode Island, are investigating after a fetus was found at a wastewater treatment plant.

    A worker made the discovery Monday afternoon at the Bucklin Point Wastewater Treatment Facility.

    The facility services the Blackstone Valley area.

    An autopsy on the male fetus concluded it was 19 or 20 weeks along.

    Police say it is not clear if a crime was committed; they are checking hospitals to see if a woman came in seeking medical attention.

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