Police Search For Spring Valley Mother Of Baby Found Dead

The body of a newborn baby boy found in a recycling center in ELmsford Westchester was traced back to Spring Valley. Police determined on Wednesday that the body had been left shortly after birth in a dumpster behind the Maple Deli, hidden by cardboard. The boy’s body remained in the dumpster until a truck transported the contents to the Brookfield Recycling Center where a worker discovered him at 2:00 PM According to Westchester County Police Captain Chris Calabrese they followed lottery tickets found in the same bag as the baby’s body that were bought at the deli at North Maple and Myrtle Avenues. Calabrese also stated that an autopsy done by the Westchester Medical Examiner Office found that the boy was born, killed, and then left in the dumpster as there were, “Obvious signs of murder.” Spring Valley Police Chief Paul Modica stated that the Medical Examiner believed the baby to be Hispanic, and police are searching predominantly Hispanic neighborhoods in the area of the deli for information on the woman who delivered the baby. A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and a conviction. If anyone has information call Spring Valley Police at 845-356-7400 or Crime Stoppers Hotline 866-313-8477.

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