Crime: Foetus found in plastic bag

2008-02-18 00:00

A Pietermaritzburg businessman discovered a foetus of a baby in a bin on the corner of Jabu Ndlovu (Loop) and Peter Kerchhoff (Chapel) streets on Friday evening.

Senior Superintendent Henry Budhram said the foetus was in a plastic bag. The police are investigating a case of concealment of birth.

Meanwhile, the body of an unknown man was found at the corner of Jabu Ndlovu and Retief streets in the early hours of yesterday.

Budhram said police were informed of the murder at 1.30 am and found the man, thought to be 35 years old, with multiple stab wounds on his body. Police are investigating a case of murder.

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