Kent

Teenager arrested over Sheerness dead newborn baby girl

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Image caption The remains were found in Broadway on Saturday

A teenage girl has been arrested after the remains of a newborn baby were found in a Kent street.

The child's body was found in Broadway, Sheerness, on Saturday afternoon, Kent Police said.

The remains had been found just before 12:50 GMT and the remnants of a small fire were also found at the scene, police said.

The girl who was arrested on Wednesday afternoon, is receiving support, a spokesman for Kent Police said.

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