Death of baby in Inverness confirmed as suspicious

Published 03 July 2017
Police Scotland can confirm that the death of Mikayla Haining is being treated as suspicious.

Mikayla, aged three weeks, died on Thursday 8 June, 2017 after being taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.

Detective Inspector Brian Geddes, who is leading the investigation said: "Following extensive enquiries, we can now confirm that the circumstances surrounding Mikayla Haining's death are suspicious.  Our investigation remains ongoing at this time, as we work towards establishing the full set of circumstances that led to Mikayla's death, and it would be inappropriate to comment further at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference NN/14025/17 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous.

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