Police spokesperson, Motantsi Makhele, told OFM News police arrived at the horrific scene at the shack.
The remains were taken to Welkom State Mortuary. An inquest has been opened. No arrests have been made yet.
The owner of the house says she saw a dog eating some parts of the body. She phoned the police immediately and they responded swiftly.
Emergency Medical Services were also alerted. At this stage the body of the infant is unidentified and the sex is unknown.
OFM News/Marvin Ntsane