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Foot found at trash plant in New York

By KJ Mullins     Aug 4, 2009 in World
A human foot was shipped with the trash from Toronto to Seneca, New York. It's believed that the foot was part of medical waste, but that information didn't help workers processing trash on the conveyor belt Monday night in Seneca.
The Canadian Press reports:
"People manually take out all the recyclable things," Vickers says. "During the course of that process, a foot was uncovered."
The foot was found while workers were separating recyclables from the trash at the Casella Waste Management in New York. The company had received as many of 136 trucks worth of trash between July 29 and August 3.
The foot is being held as evidence at the medical examiner's office in Buffalo, New York. Toronto police are working the case Tuesday to make sure that the severed foot isn't involved in an act of foul play.
Toronto police Staff Sgt. David Vickers would only say that the foot was from a transfer station in Toronto. He would not say when the trash had been transferred to the Seneca processing plant.
During the past weekend city workers collected 25,000 tonnes of trash from garbage sites that had been set up in Toronto during the workers strike.
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