The body of a newborn baby was found in the women’s bathroom of an Amazon distribution warehouse in Phoenix, Arizona police said. The gender of the baby was not revealed.
The person who found the baby on Wednesday night gave the warning and the firefighters confirmed that the child was dead, said Sgt. Vince Lewis. “It was not possible to revive him,” said the Phoenix police, who added that the cause of death is being investigated .
Amazon said in a statement that it collaborates with the police investigation of this incident “terribly sad and tragic.”
“This is a terribly sad and tragic incident. We are working with local authorities to support their investigation,” the statement read. “The safety and wellness of our team is our top priority.”
The huge distribution center is one of several Amazon facilities in the Phoenix metropolitan area.