[LINDEN] Newborn baby found in dustbin
The body of a newborn baby was found inside a concrete dustbin on the corners of Barry Hertzog Ave and Linden road in Linden, Johannesburg this afternoon.
When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene shortly after 16H00, another medical service was already in attendance. Upon further assessment, paramedics found that the newborn showed no signs of life and they declared the baby dead on the scene.
It is believed that a member of the public came across the baby in the concrete bin before alerting the authorities.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not known to our paramedics, but police will be investigating the matter.