26 Apr 2018, Bloemfontein, Free State: A newborn baby was found in a refuse bag on Elizabeth street in Bloemfontein CBD this afternoon.
Paramedics arrived on the scene just after 17h00 after they were called to the scene by the police.
Upon further assessment, paramedics found a newborn baby wrapped in a plastic bag inside the rubbish bag. Unfortunately, nothing more could be done by paramedics, and the baby was declared dead at the scene.
It is believed that the baby was discovered by a man who had opened the refuse bag to search its contents.
The exact details surrounding the incident were not yet known to our paramedics, but the police were on the scene for further investigations.