Police treating death of new-born found in plastic bag as murder

The police are treating the death of a new-born girl found in Perknov in the Vysočina region on April 12 as murder, a spokesperson said on Monday. A search is underway for the mother of the child, who a post-mortem showed had been born healthy. The police in Vysočina are working with forces in West Bohemia and Germany in an effort to locate the woman. The baby’s body was discovered by a passer-by in a plastic bag in a wooded area near Perknov.

Author: Ian Willoughby