Manchester

Baby's body discovered in Greater Manchester garden

Tinline Street
Image caption A police tent has been erected in the garden to prevent rain from washing away evidence

The body of a newborn baby has been found in a garden in Greater Manchester.

People living at a house in Tinline Street, Bury, found the baby's body wrapped in a cloth at 1100 BST.

Police, who have appealed for the child's parents to come forward, believe the baby was less than a week old.

A post-mortem examination has taken place, the results of which are due to be revealed on Tuesday.

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