A murder investigation has been launched after the death of a young child in Oxfordshire.
Officers from Thames Valley Police were called to Bromsgrove cottages in Faringdon at about 1.20pm, on arriving they found the body of the young child. A 40-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murder is being questioned by police.
A man accused of killing his 11-week-old son wept in court today as the jury heard a recording of the 999 call he'd made.
Jordon Saxton, who's 22, is charged with the murder of baby Jayden. He stands on trial accused of shaking the baby at home in Faringdon in Oxfordshire causing severe brain damage.
From the trial at Oxford Crown Court, Mel Bloor sent this.
Thames Valley Police has launched an investigation into the sudden unexplained death of a baby in Oxfordshire.
The Force received a report at 2.57am on Monday that an 11-week-old boy had collapsed at a property in Faringdon at 6pm the previous evening. The boy had been taken to the Great Western Hospital, Swindon, by ambulance and was later transferred to the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children where he sadly died of his injuries at 10.30pm last night.
A 21-year-old man from Faringdon was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm on Monday and has been released on police bail until 2 February next year. A postmortem examination will be carried out today.
A church car park was closed after 25 litres of Hydrochloric acid spilled from a container in Faringdon, Oxfordshire. It happened at 10.15am yesterday. The container and the spill were quickly contained and cleared up by Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue crews dressed in protective equipment.
Incident Commander Station Manager Mike Adcock said: 'The quick action of members of the public in calling the Fire and Rescue Service, enabled the service to arrive promptly and effectively deal with the spill.'