A baby believed to be a few days old was reportedly found near the Taj Mahal Shopping Centre complex in Ocho Rios, St Ann, shortly before noon, yesterday.

According to a source, the body of the child is believed to have been found by a madman in a garbage bin on the outside of the shopping centre. The madman is said to have alerted the police.

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The incident also reportedly drew a crowd from persons conducted business at the shopping centre.

When the Ocho Rios police were contacted regarding the discovery, a senior policewoman said that she could not confirm the incident.