FARMINGDALE BORO, NJ (CBS) – Police say the remains of a female infant were found at a recycling facility by an employee moving trash and authorities are now searching for the baby’s mother.

On November 11 around 1:30 p.m., troopers responded to ReCommunity Recycling facility on Railroad Avenue where the remains were discovered.

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Police say blood stained clothing was found close to the baby’s body and detectives are hoping someone may recognize the items in order to help identify the mother.

(credit: New Jersey State Police)

(credit: New Jersey State Police)

(credit: New Jersey State Police)

(credit: New Jersey State Police)

The infant was pronounced dead at 3:31 p.m. and taken to the Middlesex County Medical Examiner’s office in North Brunswick, New Jersey.

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An autopsy was performed Wednesday.

Members of the NJSP Major Crime Unit, Troop “C” Criminal Investigations Office, Crime Scene Investigation Central Unit, Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and Monmouth County Medical Examiner’s Office all responded to the facility to conduct the investigation.

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