Newborn baby found dead in Fife

Police are investigating after reports that a three-week-old baby has been found dead in Fife.

Monday, 24th October 2016, 1:59 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 7:27 pm
Police probe after baby girl found dead in Fife

The body of the newborn girl was discovered at a house in Cupar, in the early hours of Saturday.

A major police probe has now been launched following the discovery in Kinloss Crescent at around 5am.

Police say they are are treating the death as unexplained.

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A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: “Police in Fife were called to an address in Kinloss Crescent, Cupar, around 5am on Saturday, October 22 following the death of a three-week old baby girl.

“The death is currently being treated as unexplained pending further enquiries and report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.”