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Teen believed to be mother of dead baby

Teen believed to be mother of dead baby

8:17am 3rd May 2012

The mother of a baby which was found dead at a rubbish tip in Scunthorpe is thought to have been found.

A teen from the area rang Humberside Police in a distressed state last night .

She's now been taken to hospital

Humberside Police Statement:

Discovery of deceased baby at waste control plant, Scunthorpe, UPDATE:
Shortly before 1930hrs yesterday (Wednesday 02 May) Humberside Police received a telephone call from a girl who was in a distressed state, reporting that she was the mother of the baby found at Bell Waste Control in Scunthorpe earlier yesterday.

The caller was identified as a local teenage girl.

Police officers went to meet her and she was taken to Scunthorpe General Hospital where she has been admitted for appropriate post natal care.

Whilst it is not yet clear exactly what the circumstances of this incident are, it is believed that the baby was newborn.

The teenage girl is now receiving the necessary care she requires and further inquiries into the circumstances of what happened will be made in due course including a post mortem examination of the baby which is due to take place later today.

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