Toddler murder investigation

A murder investigation is continuing after a toddler suffered serious head injuries and died. The two-year-old boy died at Birmingham Children's Hospital at around noon on Tuesday. Two people remain in police custody tonight.

Two people remain in custody as toddler murder investigation continues

by Charlotte Grant

A 21-year-old man and a woman, aged 25, remain in police custody tonight as investigations continue after a toddler from Coventry suffered serious head injuries and died.

The two-year-old boy was taken to the University Hospital Coventry on Monday and then transferred to Birmingham Children's Hospital. Earlier today, police cordoned off a house in Richmond Street. Charlotte Grant reports.

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Police stationed outside home of tragic toddler

Police are stationed outside the Coventry home of a toddler who died after suffering head injuries.

Officers cordoned off the house in Richmond Street after two people were arrested on suspicion of murder.

Police are stationed outside the house in Coventry
Police are stationed outside the house in Coventry Credit: ITV News Central

The two-year-old boy died on Tuesday at Birmingham Children's Hospital after being admitted with what police have labelled "serious" head injuries.

A 21-year-old man and a woman, aged 25, are currently in police custody while investigations continue.

Post mortem on tragic toddler 'inconclusive'

A forensic post mortem on a toddler who died after suffering head injuries in Coventry was "inconclusive", police have said.

The examination took place yesterday afternoon, but was unable to provide an exact cause of death.

Further tests have now been ordered.

A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of the two-year-old boy, who died at Birmingham Children's Hospital on Tuesday.

Murder investigation launched after toddler dies

A murder investigation has been launched after a toddler suffered serious head injuries and died.

The two-year-old boy was taken in to the University Hospital Coventry on Monday and then transferred to Birmingham Children's Hospital.

He died at around noon on Tuesday.

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a toddler
A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a toddler Credit: ITV News Central

A house in Richmond Street, Coventry, has been cordoned off by police while investigations continue.

Two people have now been arrested on suspicion of murder, including a 21-year-old man who was originally arrested for assault, and a 25-year-old woman.

They both remain in custody today where they are being questioned by police.