A baby’s body has been found by children playing on a Sydney beach.
A crime scene has been set up and forensic officers will examine the site, reported the Sydney Daily Telegraph.
Police Inspector Andrew Holland said the remains found were of a “very small infant”.
A police statement read: “About 10:05am, Sunday 30 November 2014, a number of children were playing at the southern end of South Beach when they located the body of a baby in the sand.
“Police from Eastern Beaches Local Area Command were called to the beach and have established a crime scene which will be examined by specialist forensic officers. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images New South Wales police have established a crime scene at the beach in the eastern Sydney suburb of Maroubra after the grisly discovery on Sunday morning. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images Police search sand dunes after children playing at a Sydney beach on November 30 stumbled across the body of a baby buried under the sand. Previous Next Enlarge WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
“Officers from the Police Rescue Squad are also on scene and investigations into the child’s death are continuing, however, the ag