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Mother arrested after dead baby found in Bury is bailed

Police outside a house in Alfred Street, Bury
Image caption Police searched a house in Alfred Street, Bury

A woman arrested on suspicion of murdering her newborn baby in Greater Manchester has been released on bail.

The baby, named Aliyah by police, was found wrapped in a shawl in a garden in Tinline Street, Bury, on 6 September. She was no more than two days old.

Her 25-year-old mother was arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday and a search of a house in nearby Alfred Street followed.

Police said the woman was released on police bail pending further inquiries.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact police.

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