Fresh appeal to trace baby's mother

Police in Bolton have made a fresh appeal to trace the parents of a newborn baby girl found dead a week ago.

Detectives have named her Alia, which means beautiful.

Her body was found with a note, handwritten in English asking for her to receive an Islamic burial. Officers today laid flowers at the scene as they made an appeal for information.


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.