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Body Found at Trash Processing Center in La Puente

LA PUENTE, Calif. (KTLA) — Detectives were investigating the discovery of a man’s body at a recycling center in La Puente on Friday.


Man’s body found at La Puente recycling facility

A worker at the Athens Disposal Company made the gruesome discovery around noon, according to a news release from the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, sheriff’s officials said.

No cause of death was released.

Back in December, a dead newborn was found on a conveyor belt at the same facility.