Newborn baby eaten by dogs

A passerby found a black newborn baby being dragged by two dogs in Zondi, Soweto, on Sunday, Gauteng police said.

The passerby notified the police who found that the baby’s head had already been eaten by the dogs, Warrant Officer May Makhubela said.

The baby’s mother was unknown.

An inquest into the incident was opened and the baby’s body taken to a mortuary.