Wednesday, 31 October 2007 2:36 PM

Police Conduct Inquiry into Dead Infant

The SIPF Sexual Assault Team is conducting an inquiry into the death of an infant.

The infant's body was found wrapped in a plastic bag in a drain at Green Valley area, Friday last week.

Forensics officers and the Sexual Assault Team attended the incident and are treating the matter as suspicious

A Post-Mortem was conducted by a doctor yesterday afternoon at the National Referral Hospital.

Initial investigations have led police to believe that the suspect may be a student who has since returned to her home island.

Police are concerned about the girl's health and well-being and have urged her to seek medical attention.

Police will not release further information due to the sensitive nature of the incident.

Investigation is continuing.

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