Manchester

Mother charged after baby's body found in Bury garden

Police outside a house in Alfred Street, Bury
Image caption The baby's body was found outside a house in Alfred Street, Bury

A mother has been charged after the body of a baby girl was discovered in the front garden of a house in Greater Manchester.

The baby, named Aliyah by police, was found wrapped in a shawl in Tinline Street, Bury, on 6 September 2010.

Fatima Ali, 26, of Alfred Street in Bury, has been charged with concealing a live birth and neglect offences, a police spokesman said.

She is due before Bury Magistrates' Court later, the spokesman added.

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