Postmortem due on body of newborn baby found in bin

Cork University Hospital

Gardaí in Cork are investigating after the remains of a newborn baby were found at a house in the city.

The body was found in a bin yesterday afternoon.

A post-mortem is due to be carried out by assistant State pathologist Margaret Bolster later at Cork University Hospital, which will determine the course of the investigation.


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Irish Examiner reports that the girl’s mother – who is aged in her 20s - presented herself to gardaí yesterday, saying she had given birth to the child a few days previously.

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