Five people arrested after police discover ‘human remains of young baby’

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Five people have been arrested after police discovered what they believe to be human remains of a young baby.

Officers said those arrested are aged between 20-70, and are being held on suspicion of concealing a death and unlawful burial.

They have all been bailed pending further enquiries.

Chief Superintendent Clare Jenkins from Greater Manchester Police’s Wigan district said: “This is a truly heartbreaking discovery, and I do not underestimate the impact that this news will have on the local community.

“In the coming days we will know more about the circumstances surrounding this incident, but we are confident that this is isolated, and there is no threat to the wider public.”

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