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Fetus discovered in rubbish bin near Pretoria

PRETORIA, November 21 – A fetus has been found dumped in a rubbish bin in Centurion, near Pretoria, ER24 said on Tuesday.

Refuse collection workers on Tuesday morning discovered the fetus along the Silver-Acre Road in Heuweloord and alerted authorities.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said: “Paramedics arrived on the scene and found the body lying inside the rubbish bin, wrapped in a bloody towel.”

According to Meiring, the fetus had been there for some time and that nothing could be done by paramedics.

“The local authorities were on the scene and will be launching a full investigation into the matter,” said Meiring.


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