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Tribute to 4-year-old girl

The school attended by a 4-year-old girl who died in Grimsby has paid tribute to her.

A man and a woman are being questioned by police over her death.

It was with great sadness that we found out about Poppy. She was a delightful little girl who was just starting her education at the school.

Although her time with us was brief, it was clear that she was really bright and had much to offer.

We would like to offer our condolences to all who knew Poppy. This is a tragic situation, and as a school we are coming together at this difficult time. I would ask that we are given the privacy needed to do this.

– Lesley Collins, Headteacher at Edward Heneage Primary School

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Four-year-old named as Poppy Widdison

Police have released the name of the four-year-old girl who died following an incident in Grimsby.

Poppy Widdison, of Ladysmith Road, Grimsby, died in the early hours of Monday at Sheffield Childrens Hospital after she was transferred, following her admission to Grimsby Hospital with serious injuries on Sunday.

The exact circumstances into her death are still being investigated by detectives and at this time it remains unexplained.

A 34-year-old woman and a 36-year-old man, who were arrested in connection with the incident, both remain in police custody.

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Four-year-old Grimsby girl's death treated as "unexplained"

The death of a four-year-old girl in Grimsby is being treated as unexplained.

A 34-year-old woman and a 36-year-old man, who were arrested in connection with the incident, both remain in custody.

Humberside Police were contacted at approximately 10am on Sunday after being alerted by medical staff at hospital that the girl had been admitted with serious injuries.

The child was later transferred to Sheffield Children's Hospital in a critical condition where she died.

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