Police in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape have opened an inquest docket after the body of a three-week old baby was discovered.
Police spokesperson Captain Johan Rheeder said detectives were urgently trying to trace the mother of the child whose body was found in a bushy area near Mission Road opposite the Afrimat Quarry.
According to police information, the baby boy was found covered with a blue baby blanket and a bag of nappies near him. Anyone who can assist in identifying the infant or locating his mother is asked to contact SAPS Kabega Park.
– African News Agency (ANA)