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Kirkham Baby: Body Found In Lancashire Town By Dog Walker

10/02/2011 10:10 pm 22:10:27 | Updated 02 December 2011

The body of a baby thought to be about two months old has been found in Lancashire.

Police said a dog walker found the child's body in a culvert off Carr Lane, Kirkham, at about 14:00 BST on Saturday.

Officers said they were treating the death as "unexplained" but Det Supt Neil Esseen said it was possible a mother had abandoned her baby.

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