The body of a newborn baby boy was found on Friday morning in a dustbin on Eider Road in Florida‚ in the west of Johannesburg.
Paramedics were called to the scene at 9:25am after the local CPF had been alerted. They found the body lying in the dustbin‚ wrapped inside a plastic bag.
Unfortunately‚ nothing could be done and the baby had to be declared dead‚ said ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.