National 11.8.2016 07:09 pm

Body of infant found in Bloemfontein river

Photo: Supplied

Photo: Supplied

He said that details around the incident were not known and police were investigating.

Paramedics have confirmed an incident where a body of an infant girl, believed to be about one year old, was found on Thursday in a river near Roosewall Plot Road, near Bloemfontein in the Free State.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said paramedics were called by local authorities who received the call from the farmer who spotted the body.

“Search and Rescue, along with ER24 paramedics, found the body of the child lying among some rocks along the river,” he said.

“On assessment, it was clear that the child had been dead for some time. Nothing more could be done for the patient and she was declared dead on scene.”

He said that details around the incident were not known and police were investigating.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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