Baby’s body discovered in Eerste River

It's not yet clear if it is one-year-old Orderick Lucas who was reported missing last week in Kuils River.

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CAPE TOWN - Police are investigating after a baby's body was discovered in Eerste River.

The body was found on Tuesday afternoon.

The police's Andre Traut said: “The circumstances surrounding the outcome of a body of a baby are being investigated by the police. At this stage, we cannot speculate about the identity of the child.”

It's not yet clear if it is one-year-old Orderick Lucas who was reported missing last week in Kuils River.

Several people have been arrested in connection with the little boy's disappearance.