A Venezuelan female national has been detained by police in connection with the discovery of the body of a baby girl. The baby was found in a plastic bag left in a communal garbage receptacle at Bowen Street, Maraval. The woman was detained on Friday night at a Chinese restaurant along Saddle Road in Maraval. She reportedly resided upstairs of the building.
The woman, who was previously reportedly pregnant, is expected to be questioned with the aid of a Spanish translator. Medical personnel have indicated to police that the baby girl was born less than 24 hours before her body was discovered.
Investigations are continuing.