Body of newborn discovered in Heideveld

2015-08-04 06:01

The police have followed up on another gruesome discovery in Heideveld over the weekend.

According to Manenberg police spokesperson Ian Bennett, a newborn baby boy was found along the fence of Heideveld High School, wrapped in a plastic bag, on Saturday evening. He says that the placenta was still attached.

The body was sent to the mortuary in Salt River to determine the cause of death.

The police confirm that a case has been opened for investigation pending the result of the postmortem.


Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact the Manenberg police on 021 699 9400 or Crime Stop on 0860 010 111

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