A fetus has been found in a dustbin in the parking area of Laudium Square shopping centre in Tangerine street, Laudium.
The gruesome discovery was made by a passerby shortly after 8:00 AM on Tuesday morning. Local police were immediately alerted.
On arrival, officers requested the assistance of emergency medical services.
Medical personnel from Safe-T-Med Africa assessed the fetus and found no signs of life. The fetus was declared deceased and handed over to police and officials from forensic pathology services
Police have confirmed that an inquest docket into the incident has been opened and have appealed to anyone with information regarding the incident to contact local police.
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