Newborn girl found abandoned under tree

A newborn girl has been found abandoned under a tree in a park in Sunningdale, KwaZulu-Natal, paramedics said on Tuesday.

A woman and her son were walking in the park on Monday when they heard a baby's cries, said Netcare 911 spokesman Jeff Wicks.

They found the infant under a tree and immediately called paramedics, who found the child covered in mud and ants. The umbilical cord and placenta were still attached, Wicks said.

The baby was treated at the scene for mild hypothermia before being taken to the Netcare Umhlanga Hospital where she was in a stable condition under observation.

- Sapa

Report ID: 283
Crime Category: Abuse
Province: KwaZulu/Natal
City/Town: Southbroom
Suburb: Sunningdale
Address: Sunningdale, KwaZulu-Natal
Crime Date/Time: 20 Apr 2010, 00:04 AM
Reported By: Report A Crime
Reported Date: 20 Apr 2010, 14:04 PM
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