On Friday July 13, 2012 Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputies were sent to One Source Recycle (Total Waste), 12125 N. 2nd Street in reference to a deceased infant.
Upon arrival it was determined that a newborn infant male had been found dead on a conveyor belt line by employees of the firm. The company employees immediately called 911 after finding the infant.
Garbage was recycled at the plant after having been brought there by multiple regional garbage companies.
The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office named the infant “Baby Noah”.