Newborn baby girl found dead in Free State town

2016-09-05 17:32

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Cape Town - A newborn baby girl was found dead in a bundle of plastic bags in a veld in Ficksburg on Monday morning, paramedics said.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said paramedics were on their way back to their branch at about 10:35 when they were flagged down on the corner of McCobe and Park streets in the Free State town.

They were led into the veld and shown the baby.

After an assessment, she was pronounced dead.

They believed that she had been dead for some time, and local authorities would investigate.

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