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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.

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Body of newborn baby found in Bolton

The body of a newborn baby has been found dumped in Lostock, Bolton.

Greater Manchester Police say the body of the newborn was found yesterday evening by walkers in Ox Hey Lane, Lostock, near the Reebok Stadium.

Officers say they are keen to check welfare of mother.

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