Headline News
13 January 2022

Stilfontein – The body of a 13-day-old baby boy was discovered along the N12 road near Stilfontein outside Klerksdorp on Saturday 1 January.

The body, dressed in grey leggings, a white vest and covered with a cloth, was found with his hands and legs tied tightly with a plastic bag. A passing motorist made the gruesome discovery and alerted the police. 

According to police spokesperson captain Aafje Botma: “The baby boy’s body had bruises all over.” Botma urged community members to value the life of infants and to consider approaching social services for help instead of dumping babies. 

Please come forward if you have any information on this case. If so, please contact Stilfontein detective commander lieutenant colonel Johannes Mokgosi on 082 416 1303 or SAPS Crime Stop on: 08600 10111.


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