Dead baby found in Pretoria dustbin

2012-04-20 16:30

Johannesburg - The body of new-born baby was found in a dustbin in Pretoria on Friday, police said.

Captain Agnes Huma said the body, covered with a plastic bag, was found in a dustbin at about 10:00 on the corner of Paul Kruger and Vermeulen streets.

Municipal cleaners discovered the body.

"Police and paramedics were called and upon arrival they confirmed it was the body of a new-born baby."

Police urged people with information to contact them.

Huma said an inquest had been opened.

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