CNS News 23.5.2018 01:13 pm

Dead baby discovered at Newcastle landfill site

The Newcastle landfill site where the dead baby's body was discovered.

The Newcastle landfill site where the dead baby's body was discovered.

One of the workers, known as Lucky, explained the baby was found in a plastic refuse bag.

A baby’s body was found at the Newcastle landfill site in KwaZulu-Natal earlier today, May 23, Newcastle Advertiser reports.

According to eyewitnesses at the scene, the baby was discovered early morning by one of the recycling workers.

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The body of a baby covered in maggots and flies was found dumped at the Newcastle Landfill.

One of the workers, known as Lucky, explained the baby was found in a plastic refuse bag.

Officials have not yet arrived on the scene, and further investigations are pending.

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