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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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Police appeal to newborn baby girl's parents

Police are appealing to the parents of a newborn girl, whose body was found a week ago.

Last Thursday afternoon, officers were called to Ox Hey Lane in Lostock, Bolton after the baby was discovered.

Wrapped in clothing and plastic bags, a note was attached to the girl's body requesting she had an Islamic burial.

Given the name Alia by police, her cause of death remains uncertain, as does Alia's age and ethnicity.

Officers will be manning a mobile police station on Ox Hey Lane today from 7am to 7pm, Chief Inspector Carol Martin, said, "I would encourage either parent to pick up the phone."

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