Newborn baby found dead in Bloemfontein

2016-04-04 17:00

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Bloemfontein – Free State police are investigating a case of murder after the decomposed body of a newborn baby was found in Bloemfontein at the weekend, police said on Monday.

The baby was found by a passerby on the outskirts of Bergman Square, Sergeant Ikobeng Hlubi told News24.

The baby was in a blue bag, wrapped in a pink and white blanket.

Hlubi said the baby's gender could not be established as the body was badly decomposed.

"It looks like the baby has been there for a while and therefore we urge anyone with information to come forward," she said.

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