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Man and woman arrested over baby death

The body of the newborn baby girl was found in a cycle path in Hull last night.
The body of the newborn baby girl was found in a cycle path in Hull last night. Credit: Google Maps

A man and woman are being questioned by Humberside Police in connection with the death of a newborn baby girl whose body was found by a member of the public in a cycle path in Hull last night.

The child is believed to be less than a week old, the Hull Daily Mail reported.

A spokesman for Humberside Police said:

"Officers attended right away and closed off the scene in order for the body to be recovered and for initial inquiries to take place.

"Following initial inquiries, a man and woman were arrested in connection with the baby's death are are currently in custody."

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Baby's body found in Hull

Humberside Police have arrested a man and a woman after a baby girl's body was found in Hull last night. Police were called around 7.15pm by a member of the public who found the body on a cycle path at Rockford and Lamora Avenue, Hull.

Officers cordoned off the scene for inquiries and the body to be recovered. Detectives say following initial inquiries a man and woman were arrested in connection with the baby's death and are currently in police custody.

'Large area closed' as police probe Melton incident

Humberside Police released the following statement after one man died and another was injured in an incident in Melton:

Police were called to a residential property in the Melton Old Road area of Melton at around 1700hrs this evening following reports of a disturbance possibly involving a firearm.

On arrival, officers found one man at the address who had suffered serious injuries. He was treated at the scene by Paramedics but sadly pronounced deceased.

A second man was also found at the address having been injured however his injuries are not life threatening.

Following initial inquiries, three men were arrested in connection with the incident.

A large area around the scene at Melton Old Road remains closed at this time as officers conduct inquiries in order to establish the circumstances which lead to the incident.

I would advise the public to avoid the area at this time as there may be some disruption while the incident is cleared.

– Humberside police statement

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