Body of newborn found in dump

2010-12-21 13:23

The body of a newborn baby was found in a rubbish dump in Thembalethu in George, Western Cape police said today.

“The body of the baby was discovered by a man who was searching for empty bottles yesterday morning [Monday],” said Captain Malcolm Pojie.

The baby was covered with a yellow plastic bag.

The plastic bag contained a khaki t-shirt with blue stripes, a washing powder box and a packet of dry yeast.

“The Thembalethu police are seeking information that can reveal the identity of the parent of the newborn baby.”

Anyone with information could contact Constable Elvin Ilca McCarthy on 044 802 8932 or CrimeStop on 08600 10111.

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