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Death of three-week-old baby in Inverness investigated

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Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a three week-old girl in Inverness.

The baby, who is from Mackay Road, in the Hilton Road area of Inverness, was taken to Raigmore Hospital but died on Thursday afternoon.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Det Insp Brian Geddes said: "This is a tragic incident and we are carrying out a full investigation in order to establish the full circumstances."

He added that there would be a police presence in the area while officers carried out inquiries.

Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland.

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