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Dead baby found in Mooiplaas landfill

August 10 2019 By Monitor Net

"The baby boy was assessed and found to have sustained a serious head injury."

The body of a newborn baby was found at a Mooiplaas landfill site in Centurion on Tuesday morning.

ER24 medics were called to the scene after being alerted by a local security company, according to ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring.

"Paramedics arrived at the landfill site at 11:27 where they were taken to the body," Meiring said.

"The baby boy was assessed and found to have sustained a serious head injury."

"He showed no signs of life."

The baby was declared dead at the scene.

"The details surrounding the incident are unknown but authorities were investigating."

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