The mother of a nine-year-old schoolboy found hanged at his home has claimed he was being bullied prior to his death.
Kelly-Marie Dugmore told ITV's Daybreak that there had been a "drastic" change in her son Aaron in the run-up to his death.
An inquest has been opened and adjourned into the death of Aaron, who was a pupil at Erdington Hall Primary School.
West Midlands Police said officers are working closely with specialists from the health services, children's services and the Birmingham Safeguarding Children Board to fully investigate the circumstances of the death.
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