Baby found at Islamic centre dies

A newborn boy left at an Islamic centre in Staffordshire has died.

The baby was found wrapped in clothes at about 1030 GMT outside the centre in Beresford Street in the Shelton area of Stoke-on-Trent.

He was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire where he was declared dead at 1230 GMT, Staffordshire Police said.

The area has been cordoned off while officers investigate. Anyone with information should call police.

Members of the Makki Mosque in Shelton who found the baby told BBC Midlands Today he was left on the steps of the Islamic Centre with a note attached saying "please help to bury him".

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Yes i read about this in newspaper and was disgusted. If people dont have the potential to bring up children, then please dont have them! They dont deserve to be dumped like that and neither treated like that! Sad

"The fragrance of flowers spreads only in the direction of the wind. But the goodness of a person spreads in all directions.." - unknown