MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- A fetus was found Wednesday evening at a wastewater treatment facility in Mobile.

A Mobile Area Water and Sewer System worker spotted the fetus in a machine that screens wastewater at the plant on Conception Street Road.

Fetus found in machine at wastewater treatment facility in Mobile

Mobile Police homicide detectives were called to the facility to investigate.

A police spokesperson told FOX10 News, "We can confirm a premature fetus was found during a cleanup at MAWSS Sewage & Water treatment Center."

No other details have been released.

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