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5 Mar 2015
4:33 pm

Dead baby found in Free State rubbish bin


A new-born baby was found dead in a rubbish bin in Bloemfontein on Thursday, paramedics said.

A baby's feet. Picture: Supplied

According to Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha, a vagrant found the baby, still attached to the afterbirth, while rummaging through the bin.

“Netcare 911 paramedics received the call and raced to the scene to assist; tragically after examining the foetus they found the child to have died.”

Free State police could not immediately confirm the incident.