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.

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Developments in baby body investigation

Police have revealed a newborn baby girl found dead in Bolton was wrapped in men's clothing.

A simple note was left with her body asking for the baby to be given an Islamic burial.

Detectives have named the baby Alia, until her parents can be found.

A week on, they say it's vital the mother comes forward so they can support her.

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