NEWARK — Authorities are investigating why a human fetus was found at a sewage facility Thursday, prosecutors said.

A spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said the fetus was found at 600 Wilson Ave., the address for the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission's facility.

Authorities did not release further details.

Officials at the commission could not be immediately reached for comment Thursday afternoon.

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