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Couple arrested over baby death

Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a toddler after she was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

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Cambridgeshire couple arrested over death of toddler

Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a toddler after she was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The girl, aged two, died at Peterborough City Hospital yesterday afternoon.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out to establish the cause of death.

Scenes-of-crimes officers are currently at a house in Yaxley on the outskirts of Peterborough.

A 28-year-old woman, believed to be the girl's mother, and her 19-year-old boyfriend have been arrested and are being held in custody at Thorpe Wood police station, Peterborough.

Cambridgeshire Police are continuing to investigate the death of the toddler:

"The child had been taken to hospital at 11am with serious injuries but died shortly before 1pm."

– Cambridgeshire Police spokesman

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