Saint Lucia police are investigating the discovery this morning of a fetus at the Vieux Fort solid waste disposal site.
Law enforcement sources told St Lucia Times that the discovery was made at around 8:00 a.m. by a sanitation worker.
According to information, the fetus is that of a male child.
It is estimated that the fetus was about six months old, the law enforcement source disclosed.
The child was pronounced dead at the scene by a medical examiner.
The law enforcement source told St Lucia Times that it is suspected that the garbage in which the fetus was found came from from the village of Laborie.