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Woman held over girl's body found in hospital grounds

Police at Raigmore hospital
Image caption The child's body was found behind Raigmore Hospital

A 42-year-old woman has been arrested over the death of a four-year-old girl found in the grounds of an Inverness hospital.

Police received a report of a missing girl and woman at 2200 GMT on Tuesday. The child's body was then found behind Raigmore Hospital at about 0300 GMT.

Northern Constabulary confirmed they had arrested a woman in connection with the death.

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal at Inverness.

A police spokesman added that no further details would be released at this time.

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