Baby dies in rubbish bin

2011-06-14 09:07

A baby boy was found dead in a rubbish bin in Umbilo this morning, Durban paramedics said.

Netcare911 spokesman Chris Botha said the baby was dumped in the bin along Banshee Lane in Congella, and had died from being left in the cold.

“Paramedics received a call from members of the public that a baby boy was found in a bin.

“When they arrived at the scene they were faced with the terrible fact that the child had died, probably from being left in the cold for an extended period.

“Details as to who left the child there will remain a subject for the Umbilo police to investigate,” Botha said. 

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