A newborn baby's body found on a country lane in Bolton

A newborn baby has been found dead on a country lane in Bolton.

The body was dumped with a note asking for an Islamic burial.

Our reporter Ralph Blunsom reports close to where the child was found in Lostock:-

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Newborn found dead in Bolton

Police are continuing to investigate the death of a newborn baby found in Bolton. The body was discovered in a country lane with a note asking for an Islamic burial. It's unknown whether the baby was alive when abandoned.