Published Thursday, 18 October 2012
The baby girl was found in a car off the Upper Newtownards Road. (© Pacemaker)
The newborn was discovered in a vehicle off the Upper Newtownards Road at around 9.45pm on Tuesday.
The Ambulance Service confirmed that they were called to the scene, but did not take any action.
A PSNI spokesperson said officers are assessing the results of a post-mortem examination following the sudden death.
Police are continuing their inquiries with the baby's family.
Alliance East Belfast MP Naomi Long has said that she was deeply saddened to hear of the death.
"I would ask if anyone has any information that may assist the police in their investigations to come forward," she said.