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Tests to take place to find out cause of Hull baby death

Cycle path between Rockford Avenue and Lamorna Avenue where baby was found Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Test are due to take place this afternoon (Monday June 23, 2014) to find out how a newborn baby, whose body was found on a cycle path in Hull, died.

A member of the public found the baby girl's body on the path between Rockford Avenue and Lamorna Avenue in Hull around 7.15pm on Saturday June 21, 2014.

Detectives investigating the baby's death have arrested a man and woman both in their twenties, on suspicion of murder.


Baby's body found in Hull

Humberside Police have arrested a man and a woman after a baby girl's body was found in Hull last night. Police were called around 7.15pm by a member of the public who found the body on a cycle path at Rockford and Lamora Avenue, Hull.

Officers cordoned off the scene for inquiries and the body to be recovered. Detectives say following initial inquiries a man and woman were arrested in connection with the baby's death and are currently in police custody.

Bradford woman allegedly tried to sell baby online

A 20-year-old woman from Bradford apparently tried to sell her baby online for £150,000.

Initially posted on Boxing Day under the heading “baby for sale”, the advert was offering to offering to sell a four-month-old baby boy, adding he “comes with everything included” and “deposit needed as sick of time wasters”.

The advert has since been taken down.


Two women arrested after the death of a baby

Two women, aged 21 and 47-years-old, have been arrested in connection with the death of a baby from Halifax. Police were called at 1am yesterday morning after concerns were expressed about the safety of a baby boy at an address in Springhall Gardens, Halifax.

The baby was taken to hospital where he later died. The two women have been arrested on suspicion of neglect.

"We are in the very early stages of our investigation but following initial enquiries have arrested two women in connection with the death of a baby boy from Halifax. I would urge anyone who thinks they could have information that may be beneficial to our ongoing enquiries to call our Protective Services department on 101 or give information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

– Det Supt Simon Beldon West Yorkshire Police
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