The towel used to cover baby.
Edenvale SAPS is investigating a case of concealment of birth after the body of an abandoned baby was found dumped in a dustbin.
The body was found yesterday (July 29) by a Harmelia guesthouse cleaner, who informed the police.
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Edenvale SAPS spokesperson Sgt Jacob Mashile said the female child was covered with plastic and wrapped in a towel.
One of the bags which covered the child.
“Paramedics declared the child dead at the scene.”
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Paramedics and SOS security personnel attended the scene.
SOS security personnel also responded and were at the scene.
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Mashile said the body was taken to the Germiston mortuary for further investigation.
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