A 3 year old boy has died after a fireplace apparently fell on him at his home in Birkenhead.
Merseyside Police say emergency services were called to a property in St Catherine's Gardens yesterday to a report that a three-year-old boy had been injured.
Paramedics attended and took the boy to hospital where he died.
A post mortem will be carried out to establish a cause of death. An investigation into the full circumstances of the incident is ongoing.