Incidents September 23, 2020
[VANDERBIJLPARK] – Newborn baby found in dustbin.
The body of a newborn baby boy was found this morning in a rubbish bin outside of a residence on Poplar Street in Vanderbijlpark.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 09h57 to find the local authorities already in attendance.
On closer inspection, medics found the body of a newborn baby boy wrapped in two plastic bags and a sack, lying in the refuse bin.
Unfortunately, the baby had been dead for some time. Nothing more could be done by paramedics.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.