Dead baby's parents funeral plea

The parents of a newborn baby girl found dead in a lane in Bolton two months ago are being urged to come forward to help plan her funeral.

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Appeal to Muslim community over baby's body

While we cannot speculate on the ethnicity of either parent, there was a note left requesting the baby receive an Islamic burial and we have already reached out to the Muslim community through their Friday prayers through our partnership connections at the Bolton Council of Mosques.

The answer undoubtedly lies somewhere in the community and I want to ask the Bolton community as a whole whether they know of anyone who may have tried to conceal a birth or who recently have been pregnant but now is without a baby or appears withdrawn, upset or in physical discomfort.

– Greater Manchester Police

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