Baby’s body fished from surf

Police are looking for a the mother of a newborn baby whose body was fished from the sea at Mnandi Beach.

Mitchell’s Plain are looking for the mother of a new-born baby boy after fishermen fished his body from the sea at Mnandi Beach.

The fishermen, who were angling along Baden Powell Road, on Saturday January 8, at 8pm, pulled the baby’s body from the water, said Mitchell’s Plain SAPS spokesperson Captain Ian Williams.

Western Cape SAPS Sergeant Wesley Twigg said an inquest case docket had been opened at Mitchell’s Plain police station.

No arrests have been made and a post mortem will be done to determine the cause of death, said Mr Twigg.

Anyone with information can call the investigating officer Detective Constable Jonathan Jacobs on 021 370 1981 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.