Investigation following sudden death of one year old girl

Police are investigating the sudden death of a one year old girl in Barrow yesterday morning.

Just after 6am on Wednesday, officers were alerted by the ambulance service to child's death. Crews were called to an address in Barrow and took the girl to hospital but tragically, she passed away.

Detective Sergeant John Carton said: “We are working on behalf of the coroner which is normal procedure following the sudden and tragic death of a child.

“The little girls family is being supported and understand that our enquiries will continue until the results of the post mortem are known.

“A date for this has not yet been confirmed.”