Police have revealed a sixteen-year-old-girl arrested in connection with the murder of a new born baby, is receiving medical treatment.
Officers were called to a house on the outskirts of Stamford in Lincolnshire last week where they found the little boy's body.
This afternoon detectives revealed their investigation is progressing slower than they would have hoped Kate Hemingway reports.
Det Supt Tony Heydon from the East Midlands Major Crime Team talks to Calendar's Kate Hemmingway about the latest in the newborn baby death investigation.
Lincolnshire police are continuing to question a sixteen year old girl in connection with the death of a new born baby boy whose body was discovered last week. Kate Hemingway has the latest:
The death of a newborn baby boy was caused by an obstruction of the airway, Lincolnshire police have said.
Officers released the detail after a 16-year-old girl was arrested in connection with the incident which happened in the early hours of September 5. She is currently helping officers with their enquiries.
Detective Chief Inspector Tony Heydon said: "Although we are unable to release any more detail at this stage we can reassure the public that we are not looking for outstanding suspects, we are simply gathering evidence and piecing together the sequence of events over the last couple of days."
This is the Lincolnshire street where the body of a newborn baby boy was found by police.
A 16-year-old woman was arrested by officers early this morning in connection with the child's death, and is currently helping police with their enquiries.
Police were called to Hadrian Drive in Baston at 1.51am on Thursday to reports a baby had died.
A Home Office port mortem was carried out yesterday and murder investigation was launched shortly afterwards.
A woman has been arrested after the death of a baby in Baston in Lincolnshire.
Police were called out to Hadrian Drive in Baston at 1:51am on Thursday 5 September.
Officers recovered the body of a new-born baby boy.
Earlier this morning a 16-year-old local woman was arrested in connection with the incident and is helping police with their enquiries.
Lincolnshire Police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.