Newborn baby's body found in bloodied refuse bag

2016-05-31 11:13
(Wim Pretorius, News24)

(Wim Pretorius, News24)

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Kimberley – Northern Cape police are investigating a case of birth concealment after the body of a newborn baby was found in a refuse bag in Kimberley.

Sol Plaatje Municipality employees found the baby boy in Southey Street on Monday morning, Lieutenant Olebogeng Tawana said on Tuesday.

"The municipality employees were collecting refuse when they came across a blood-dripping, black refuse bag. They opened it and discovered a newborn baby's body."  

No arrests have yet been made. 

Anyone with information about the child is asked to contact Warrant Officer Pat Dibebe on 082 752 2577.

Read more on:    kimberley  |  child abuse

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