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Man charged with manslaughter of one-year-old girl

Police were called to Regent Street in Kettering Credit: ITV News Anglia

A 22-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a baby in Northamptonshire.

Police were called to Regent Street in Kettering last Thursday (April 26) to reports of a one-year-old child who was unresponsive.

The baby girl died three days later.

Ryan Coleman, from Kettering, was arrested last weekend and was due to appear in court today.

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Man arrested on suspicion of murdering baby in Northamptonshire

Police arrested the 22-year-old in Kettering Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a one-year-old child in Northamptonshire.

Police and paramedics were called to an address in Regent Street, Kettering, last Thursday (April 26), following reports of an unresponsive child.

The one-year-old died three days later at the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.

“The death of a child is truly devastating and we are doing all we can to establish the full circumstances around what has happened here. “Our team of specially trained officers are offering support to the child’s family and I would ask the media to respect their privacy at this time as they grieve.”

– Det Insp Stuart Hitchon

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