Babygirl found at a graveyard

Crime, Local Government

The remains of the body of a baby girl who was found next to the grave at Eersterus,were taken to government mortuary while police are still waiting for court order to remove the coffin for further investigation. 

The gruesome discovery was reported by ward councillor of Eersterus after he was also alerted by the community member who was cleaning at the grave. It happened at around 14:00 yesterday.

The grave was tempered with and the remains was removed from the coffin. Police found a hole on the grave and blanket and clothes next to the grave. 

According to the family,they buried the child in 2017-11-16. She was born in 2017-09-20 and died in 2017-11-13.The mother of the child alleged that she cleaned the grave on Saturday.
Case of violation of grave is opened for further investigation. 

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