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Scavengers find dead baby in rubbish dump in western Greece

Δημοσίευση 13 Αυγούστου 2013, 15:58 / Ανανεώθηκε 13 Αυγούστου 2013, 15:58
Scavengers find dead baby in rubbish dump in western Greece
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A dead baby was found in the landfill used by the municipality of Andravida-Kyllini, western Greece, on Monday by Bulgarian scavengers who reported the grim discovery to local police.

A dead baby was found in the landfill used by the municipality of Andravida-Kyllini, western Greece, on Monday by Bulgarian scavengers who reported the grim discovery to local police.

The body, which had been wrapped in a bedsheet, was discovered amid a mass of garbage bags, according to police, who believe it may have been picked up by trash collectors from a dumpster in Kyllini.

The police chief for the Ilia prefecture, Aristides Andrikopoulos, launched an investigation into the circumstances of the infant’s death while a local coroner was examining the body.