dumped baby.pngResidents of Cotswold flat in the capital were left shell shocked when they discovered a newly born baby dumped at their dumpsite Saturday morning.

What began as an ordinary day for the residents of the quite Cotsworld flat in Harare’s avenues area turned nasty after the discovery of a corpse of a newly born baby which was dumped at the dumpsite.

According to residents the corpse was discovered by one elderly man resident at the flats who was emptying his bins and then alerted the other residents.

When the ZBC News crew visited the area, the residents had no idea or suspicions as to who had dumped the baby.

Police officers who attended the scene confirmed off-camera that indeed the body was that of a newly born baby and had to be taken to Parirenyatwa hospital mortuary.