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Stillborn Baby's Body Found In Car Boot


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An investigation has taken place following after the body of a newborn baby was found in the boot of a car.

The discovery was made almost three weeks ago on the 29th of March, near Birr in Co. Offaly.

It's believed the mother had suffered a stillbirth in the vehicle a number of days before and that the case came to light after she presented herself to hospital.

A post mortem, carried out on Sunday the 1st of April, concluded the baby died of natural causes.

Gardai are treating the case as a tragedy and a file is being prepared for the coroner.

 


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