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Photo released of seven-year-old found dead

Archie Spriggs Photo: West Mercia Police

Police have released an image of a seven-year-old boy whose body was found at a house in Shropshire on Thursday (21 September).

The cause of death of Archie Spriggs has not been confirmed and a 44-year-old woman arrested is still receiving medical treatment in hospital.

West Mercia Police were called to an address in Rushbury Road, Church Stretton, at around 6.15pm.

Archie's family have released the following statement:

Archie's father, step-mum, brother and family are facing challenging times and would like to ask for our privacy to be respected while we come to terms with this devastating loss.

– Family Statement