Lancashire

Burnley baby death: Two held after newborn dies

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Image caption Officers were called to Wellington Court, near Turf Moor football ground, at about 15:00 on Monday

A man and woman have been arrested after the body of a newborn baby was found at a house in Burnley.

Lancashire Police were called to Wellington Court on Monday. The baby's death is being treated as "unexplained".

The man, 30, from Burnley, was arrested on suspicion of the concealment of the birth of a child, police said.

A 26-year-old woman, who received medical treatment, was held on suspicion of the same offence.

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