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Newborn baby girl dumped in dustbin

DURBAN, May 29  – The body of a newborn baby girl was discovered in a dustbin in the Durban CBD on Tuesday.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said paramedics were called to the scene at 13h15.

“Upon arrival, paramedics found the body of the newborn lying in plastic on the sidewalk. It is understood that the body had been taken out of the dustbin by a member of the public”, he said.

Meiring said the infant had no signs of life and was declared dead. Authorities remained on scene for further investigations.

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