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.

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Dead baby's parents funeral plea

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