Newborn's body found abandoned in bin

2016-12-28 10:20
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Durban - The body of a newborn baby was found abandoned in a bin on Esther Roberts Road in Davenport, KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics said on Wednesday.

Rescue Care spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said they were called to the scene just after 11:00 on Tuesday morning.

Jamieson said paramedics found the baby had been dumped in a bin packet on the side of the road.

The baby was already dead by the time paramedics arrived.

Jamieson was not immediately able to say if it was a boy or a girl.

The baby's body was handed over to the Umbilo police for further investigation.

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