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.

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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.