3 Jul 2011

Baby's body found in stream

5:02 pm on 3 July 2011

The police in Counties Manukau are investigating how the body of a newborn baby ended up in a stream in rural South Auckland.

Following a tip-off from the public the body was found in a bag below a culvert in Burnside Stream in Ardmore at about 9pm on Saturday.

Police say they are following strong lines of inquiry.

A post-mortem will be carried out on Monday morning.