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F State baby found in sewerage

2012-07-16 17:53

Bloemfontein - The body of a 2-year-old toddler was found at the municipal sewerage works of the Mafube local municipality in Tweeling on Monday, police said.

Police spokesperson Sergeant Mmako Mophiring said workers found the body of the girl when they started working at the sewerage site at about 08:00.

The body had not been identified yet and the community was urged to come forward with information.

The child was found with long red pants, a green long sleeve jersey with a red and purple heart design, and pink and green socks.

Mophiring said an inquest had been registered at the Tweeling police station and a post-mortem would be conducted to establish the cause of death.