Police try to trace parents as baby's body is discovered

Police want to trace the parents of a newborn baby whose body was found in Bolton.

  • Officers found the body wrapped up in clothing and plastic bags
  • Police also found a note that requested the baby receive an Islamic burial
  • It is unclear at this stage whether the baby was live or stillborn

Police say support networks are in place and are waiting to help the parents.


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.