Baby found abandoned in Durban CBD

Paramedics were able to resuscitate an oxygen starved newborn baby found in a Durban CBD building.

Netcare 911 paramedics attended to the baby around 08h10 on Monday morning at Commercial Towers Building. The newborn baby boy that was found in a rubbish bin on the second floor toilet.

Paramedics arrived and found the newborn wrapped in two black plastic bags and then dumped into a rubbish bin.


The advanced life support paramedic and his team worked fervently to stabilise the child that was now deprived of oxygen.

After a few minutes the child responded to the treatment, medics then transported the baby to a hospital in Durban for further care. The case is been investigated by the South African Police.

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