CAPE TOWN – Port Elizabeth police are investigating after the body of a newborn baby with its umbilical cord still attached was discovered.
The baby boy was discovered by a motorist in Salt Lake on Friday night.
Police spokesperson Alwin Labans said the baby, estimated to be about two to three days old, was found in a clear plastic bag with a piece of plastic tied around his neck.
“When a lady drove down the street she saw a clear plastic bag and she stopped and she saw inside the bag a newborn baby,” he said.
No arrests have been made.