Mum Found of Baby Found Dead in Richmond Wheelie Bin
8:41pm 4th December 2014
The mum of the baby found dead in a wheelie bin in Richmond on Monday has been identified.
She is now receiving help, support and treatment after her ordeal. A post mortem examination has been carried out and initial results suggest that the baby girl was sadly stillborn.
Meanwhile, police have urged the public not to speculate about the tragedy on Twitter and Facebook.
Inspector Mark Gee, of Richmond Safer Neighbourhood Team, said: “We thank the local community and the media for their continued support and sensitivity regarding this tragic case.
“We ask residents to remain patient and calm while the police enquires continue. In particular, please avoid any unhelpful or harmful speculation on social networking sites.
“To provide further reassurance for residents, extra police patrols are being carried out in the local area.
Anyone with information that could assist the investigation is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1, and pass the details to the Force Control Room. Please quote reference number 12140207822.
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