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A teenage boy is fighting for his life after being attacked with a baseball bat in Manchester.
The 17-year-old boy was walking along Oatlands Road, in Wythenshawe, when he was attacked by a large group of people.
It is understood members of the group were carrying a baseball bat.
The teenager was taken to hospital with a serious head injury.
Police say he remains in hospital in a critical condition.
A man has been charged with murder after the death of a 22-month-old child.
Michael Wild will appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates Court this morning
Police were called to a property on Somerton Avenue in Wythenshawe last Sunday to reports that a 22-month-old girl was having a medical episode.
The girl was taken to hospital but die later. A post mortem revealed the child had unexplained injuries.
A 34-year-old woman who was arrested has been released on bail pending further enquiries.
A woman has been charged with murder after the death of a toddler in Manchester.
Magdalena Lesicka, who's of Beaford Road in Wythenshawe, has been charged with the murder of 23-month-old James Chilvers.
She has been remanded to appear before Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court today.
It's after police were called to a house in Wythenshawe to report of a domestic incident.
When officers entered the property they found the body of a child who has since been formally identified as James Chilvers.
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Police were called to a previous domestic incident two days ago, at the home where a toddler was found murdered.
The body of the boy, who has not yet been formally identified, was found in the early hours of today when officers went to a semi-detached house in Wythenshawe, Manchester.
Officers had responded to a report of domestic disturbance and it has emerged that police went to the address in Beaford Road on Friday after a similar incident.
A 31-year-old man is being questioned on suspicion of murder while police are waiting to speak to a woman who is in a serious condition in hospital.
Both the man and woman had left the property to go to hospital by the time police arrived at the quiet residential area.
Superintendent John-Paul Ruffle, of Greater Manchester Police, said the investigation was at an "early stage" and he could not disclose many details of the case, including the age of the victim - although he described him as a young toddler - and the nature of the injuries.
A post-mortem examination is expected to take place later.
"We have had one previous domestic incident reported on August 25 and that investigation was still ongoing.
"A self-referral will be made to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC)."
Police are giving more details about their investigation after the body a child was found at a house in Wythenshawe.
The child found murdered at a house in Wythenshawe is a 'toddler boy' according to Supt John-Paul Ruffle
The house on Beaford Road in Whythenshawe where a toddler boy was found murdered. https://t.co/idmxNDaHQC