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Dumped baby appears to have been a newborn, post-mortem on Monday (Updated)

The facility at Pentakomo (CNA)

A post-mortem on a newborn’s body found at a Limassol waste management unit will be conducted on Monday, police said on Friday.

According to Limassol police spokesperson, Lefteris Kyriacou the infant was found around noon on Friday two by female employees at the Pentakomo facility who were sorting through the items on a conveyor belt. The baby boy had been placed in a bin bag.

CyBC reported that the placenta and umbilical cord were also in the bag. State pathologists will attempt to determine whether the baby was stillborn and his origins.

The station speculated that the bag had been thrown into a domestic rubbish bin and taken by garbage truck to the waste sorting facility.

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