One year later, police still search for family of baby found dead in lake

Police leave a note on the grave of a baby found dead in some bushes along the Sloterplas in June 2016, calling on the mother to come forward
Police leave a note on the grave of a baby found dead in some bushes along the Sloterplas in June 2016, calling on the mother to come forward. Photo: Politie

Exactly a year after the s in Amsterdam, the police are still trying to find out what happened to the newborn boy and who his parents are. In a new attempt to identify the parents, the police placed a message to the baby's mother at his grave in the Sint Barbara cemetery on Spaarndammerdijk,  NU.nl reports.

"Mother of the Sloterplas baby, if you come to visit your baby's grave, we would like to speak with you and help you. Please contact us", the laminated paper reads. 

A DNA investigation revealed that the. According to the Telegraaf, the team of detectives working on this case is currently busy with a more extensive DNA study. A spokesperson for the police denied this to NU.nl. "It is true that the baby's DNA was taken and is in our database. We hope for a match, but there is no kinship investigation."

 

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