Mother is charged with murder of day-old baby

THE mother of a newborn baby boy is expected to appear in court today, charged with the child's murder.

Ineta Dzinguviene, 25, is a Lithuanian national.

She was charged over her son's death after his body was allegedly found on Tuesday in a holdall in a block of flats in the Buchan town of Fraserburgh.

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The flat where the mother lives in the town's High Street remained cordoned off yesterday.

Forensic officers were seen carrying out an examination of the scene.

Police launched a major investigation, setting up road blocks across the north-east town yesterday afternoon.

Motorists were stopped and shown posters with Miss Dzinguviene's name and picture on it.

The infant is understood to have been only a day old when he died.

A police spokesman said: "In respect of the ongoing inquiry in Fraserburgh into the death of a baby boy, police can confirm that a 25-year-old woman has been charged with murder.

"She is expected to appear at Peterhead Sheriff Court on Thursday."