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Newborn's body found in bin in Cape Town

18 Sep 2020, 23:40 GMT+10

In the latest discovery, police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana said that the unidentified woman's body in her 30s was discovered around 17:00 at Wolfgat, Baden Powell Drive, Tafelsig.

"According to information police responded to the crime scene and found the victim with injuries," said Rwexana.

A murder case has been opened.


In an unrelated incident, a newborn baby found in a big black wheelie bin in Kuilsriver.

Rwexana said that according to information they received, a witness was searching in the bin when she made the discovery on Thursday.

"The baby was declared dead on the scene," she added.

An inquest into the death has been opened for investigation.

No arrests have been made in both cases.

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