Tuesday, February 27, 2007


Baby found dead in cupboard

‘The homicide squad is investigating the discovery of a dead baby in a cupboard of a family home at Geelong, south-west of Melbourne.

Police were called to a house in Peter Street, Grovedale at 6.15pm (AEDT) yesterday, when the newborn was found in a laundry cupboard.

A police spokesman said the circumstances of the baby’s death were unknown.

“The baby was born on the 24th of February, it was only one day old,” he said.

“(It was) located in the laundry cupboard of the house.”

The baby’s 37-year-old mother was taken to Geelong Hospital in shock.’

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