Bod­ies of in­fants dumped in bins

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A NEW­BORN baby boy and a foe­tus were found dumped in sep­a­rate in­ci­dents in Gaut­eng, ER24 re­ported yes­ter­day. The body of the new­born in­fant was found in a refuse bin out­side a com­plex on Honeyguide Road in Dou­glas­dale, Four­ways, on Mon­day. ER24 spokesper­son Russel Meir­ing said paramedics went to the scene at about 10am, af­ter they were alerted by the com­plex’s se­cu­rity guards. The baby was wrapped in a cloth and plas­tic bag. The body was ap­par­ently found by a man rum­mag­ing through the bins. “It was ev­i­dent to the paramedics that the baby had been dead for some time,” Meir­ing said. Paramedics were alerted at about 7am on the same day that a foe­tus had been dis­cov­ered in a bin in Wel­tevre­den Park, Rood­e­poort, Meir­ing said. – ANA

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