Newborn in drawer
POLICE are investigating the discovery of a newborn’s decomposed body in a St James home on Boxing Day.
Reports indicate that the baby was delivered of a young woman, who not too long ago had also given birth to a baby girl and abandoned her.
Public relations officer Inspector David Welch yesterday confirmed that the police were probing the death of a newborn girl, and said investigations were at “a sensitive stage”. The mother, Welch added, was not in custody and a post-mortem was being done to determine the cause of death of the infant.
A source close to the investigation told the MIDWEEK?NATION?yesterday that the tiny body was discovered wrapped in a sheet in a chest of drawers. (MB)