A baby was found dead in pink a suitcase left near train tracks in New Jersey by a Port Authority employee during routine inspection.
An employee of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was shocked to find a bright pink suitcase that contained the body of a baby.
According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, that on Wednesday, at around 12:30 p.m., the Port Authority Police Department received a report of suspected human remains being recovered near the train tracks underneath the Tonnelle Avenue Bridge, just off Broadway in Jersey City.
The Port Authority police officers confirmed the finding, established a crime scene, and contacted the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Homicide Unit.
Responding Emergency Medical Services paramedics confirmed that the remains appeared to be human.
The remains have only been identified as a 10-month-old child and black or Hispanic.
The Prosecutor’s Homicide Unit is actively investigating this case with the help of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office and Port Authority Police Department.
At this time, investigators are asking the public for assistance in identifying the infant.
Investigators are urging anyone with information about this incident or anyone who remembers seeing something suspicious in this area to contact the Prosecutor’s Homicide Unit at 201-915-1345.
The baby was found at a location where people often dump bags of trash and other refuse.
Port Authority police travelled to South Florida to question the couple who may have dumped the pink suitcase in New Jersey