Durban – THE Phoenix community believes that prostitution might be linked to the newborn that was found dumped in a refuse bag on a street corner in Phoenix.
A Phoenix ward councillor said some residents believed one of the prostitutes in a nearby park could have been pregnant and resorted to dumping the newborn.
Police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said a foetus was found on Tuesday at 6pm at Batonmore Crescent in Phoenix.
“An inquest docket was opened at Phoenix police station for investigation. The matter is still under investigation,” said Gwala.
In a statement, GBH Security said GBH EMS was flagged down by the community and informed them of a newborn baby that was found in a black bin packet on the side of the road.
“Upon assessment by the GBH EMS paramedics,