The body of a newborn baby was found in a rubbish bin in Roodepoort on Tuesday.
ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said the body was found outside a residential complex in Lindhaven.
“Paramedics arrived at the scene around 10:30 and found the baby in a plastic bag in the garbage bin outside the complex. Nothing could be done for the baby, ”says Meiring.
“The police will investigate the incident further.”
Capt. Gauteng police spokesperson Kay Makhubele said on inquiry that a judicial inquiry into the baby’s death would be conducted.
Anyone with information about the incident can call the Stop Crime number on 086 001 0111.