New tech being used to solve deceased baby case in Farmingdale

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(News 12 New Jersey) The recycling facility in Farmingdale where a baby’s remains were found Halloween night in 2014. State police and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office have announced the use of a new DNA technique to help solve the case. (News 12 New Jersey) The recycling facility in Farmingdale where a baby’s remains were found Halloween night in 2014. State police and the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office have announced the use of a new DNA technique to help solve the case.
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New technology is being used to help solve a three-year-old case involving a baby’s death in Farmingdale, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and state police announced Wednesday.

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The prosecutor and state police held a press conference to discuss a new DNA technique they're using in the case of a deceased baby whose remains were found at a recycling facility on Halloween night in 2014. Authorities said they believe the mother abandoned the baby there.

"The other thing we’d like to stress is that we believe even three years later that somebody in the community knows who this mother is and that may be a coworker, that may be a supervisor, that may be a family, that may be a friend, that may be somebody that is now dating or a partner with this mother,” said New Jersey State Police Acting Superintendent Col. Patrick Callahan. “We really just want to talk to her about the situation that unfolded three years ago."

Police said the DNA technology produced a rendering of the woman, who police say is of South Asian descent.

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