A Day Old Baby Abandoned Found Dead In Delta State

A Day Old Baby Abandoned Found Dead In Delta State

The residents of Oleh, Isoko South Local Government Area in Delta state were thrown into sadness and confusion as they discovered a a day old baby laying lifelessly in a bush.

People living close to where the baby was discovered said that they heard a baby crying at night and was found dead in the early hours of Friday along the Odoro road area of the community with placenta still attached to the body.

Speaking with newsmen a source in the community said that the baby had been abandoned by the mother at night the previous day, he said that the baby fell out a polythene bag which was placed atop a heap pf building blocks

He said, “some people in the neighborhood said they heard the baby crying all through the night but because of fear of the unknown they could not come out”. The source added that the child may have died from cold.

The source said “everyone who saw the baby laying lifelessly in the bush has been raining curses on the mother, was she did was cruel and barbaric”.

Celestine kalu, the Police Public Relations Officer of the state could not be reached but the incident was also confirmed by a security source in the community.

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