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Test are due to take place this afternoon (Monday June 23, 2014) to find out how a newborn baby, whose body was found on a cycle path in Hull, died.
A member of the public found the baby girl's body on the path between Rockford Avenue and Lamorna Avenue in Hull around 7.15pm on Saturday June 21, 2014.
Detectives investigating the baby's death have arrested a man and woman both in their twenties, on suspicion of murder.
Police are continuing to question a man and a woman who were arrested in Hull after the body of a week old baby girl was found in the city on Saturday night. She was found on a footpath behind Rockford Avenue by a passer-by.
Adam Fowler has sent this report from the scene where the body of the baby girl was found on Saturday night.
Humberside Police have arrested a man and a woman after a baby girl's body was found in Hull last night. Police were called around 7.15pm by a member of the public who found the body on a cycle path at Rockford and Lamora Avenue, Hull.
Officers cordoned off the scene for inquiries and the body to be recovered. Detectives say following initial inquiries a man and woman were arrested in connection with the baby's death and are currently in police custody.
A 20-year-old woman from Bradford apparently tried to sell her baby online for £150,000.
Initially posted on Boxing Day under the heading “baby for sale”, the advert was offering to offering to sell a four-month-old baby boy, adding he “comes with everything included” and “deposit needed as sick of time wasters”.
The advert has since been taken down.
A woman who apparently tried to sell her baby on a trading website has had her children taken away by social services.
The unnamed 20-year-old from Bradford posted an advert offering to sell a four-month-old baby boy for £150,000
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