Body of abandoned baby found in Durban CBD

2016-01-29 10:41
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Durban – The body of an abandoned newborn baby has been found wrapped in a plastic bag in Durban, police said on Friday.

The baby was found on the corner of Anton Lembede and Joe Slovo streets around 22:00 on Thursday.

A police source told News24 that the baby, who was possibly full term, was found inside a knotted plastic bag.

KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane said an inquest docket had been opened at the Durban central police station.

No arrest had yet been made.

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