Matthew Taylor reports
Detectives investigating the death of a baby boy in 2011 have released their parents on bail after they were arrested in connection with his death.
The 32-year-old father and the boy's mother, who's 24, were arrested at their home in Harraby, Carlisle, yesterday. No more details are being released.
– Detective Superintendent Mike Forrester, Cumbria Police.
“While we appreciate this is a very difficult and stressful situation for this child’s parents, we have a duty to investigate all unexpected or suspicious deaths. Only when it's absolutely necessary and we can justify such actions do we take these steps."
A man and a woman from Carlisle have been arrested over the death of their baby son.
A 32-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman, from the Harraby area of the city, were arrested on Friday in connection with the infant's death in 2011. Police said both have been released on bail pending further enquiries.