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Baby’s body found in bin bag in Hadison Park

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The Kimberley police are investigating a case of concealment of birth following the discovery of the body of a newborn baby inside a plastic refuse bag in a residential area.

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THE KIMBERLEY police are investigating a case of concealment of birth following the discovery of the body of a newborn baby inside a plastic refuse bag in a residential area.

Police spokesperson Captain Tessa Jansen said the discovery was made by vagrants who were looking for food.

“On Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at about 9.30am, the Kimberley police attended a scene in Caledon Street in Hadison Park. It is alleged that vagrants were scavenging for food in the refuse bags on the pavement when they discovered a black plastic bag containing bloody tissue. The paramedics were alerted and confirmed that it was the body of a newborn baby and it was declared dead on the scene,” said Jansen

She urged anyone with information about the matter to contact the investigating officer, Constable Webb, on 079 212 7682.

Jansen added that all information will be treated as confidential.

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