Daily Mail Online
Date: 8 November 2019
By: Tracy You
- Police found the bones of the abandoned child this week in Kaohsiung, Taiwan
- They suspected the boy had been gnawed to death and eaten by stray dogs
- He may also have starved or frozen to death after being deserted, officers said
- The young mother is said to be mentally ill and police are investigating the case
Police in Taiwan have found bones of an abandoned baby who they suspect have been gnawed to death and eaten by stray dogs, according to reports.
The newborn boy had been stuffed into a plastic bag and deserted in a wasteland by his 19-year-old mother before the alleged tragedy happened in Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan, local media said.
The child's mother, known by her pseudonym Xiao Mei, is reported to have a minor mental illness and she had been under the care of the local Social Affairs Bureau. [FULL STORY]