North Wales Police have arrested and bailed a man and woman on suspicion of assault following the death of a baby girl in Penygroes, Gwynedd. The baby's death is so far "unexplained", police say.
The ambulance service contacted police at 04.42am on Monday morning to say a baby girl had been taken to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor, where she sadly died. The couple - both from the local area - have now been released on bail.
Yesterday a spokeswoman for the Welsh Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 0439 hours on Monday to reports of a medical emergency in the Penygroes, Caernarfon area. We responded with one rapid response vehicle and two emergency ambulances."
The baby's body has been taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, for examination by forensic and paediatric pathologists and further tests.
North Wales Police have confirmed that a man and woman have been arrested on suspicion of assault following the death of a baby girl.
Emergency services were called to a home in Penygroes, Gwynedd in the early hours of Monday morning. A baby girl was taken by ambulance to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor where she died.
A post-mortem has been carried out and the cause of death is currently unknown. The man and woman, from the local area are currently being questioned.
Police have launched an investigation following the 'unexplained death' of a baby.
Emergency services were called to a home in Penygroes, Gwynedd just before 4.45am on Monday. A baby girl was taken by ambulance to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor where she died.
The Welsh Ambulance Service confirmed they had taken a baby girl to Ysbyty Gwynedd in Bangor. A spokeswoman said: “We were called at 0439 hours on Monday to reports of a medical emergency in the Penygroes, Caernarfon area. We responded with one rapid response vehicle and two emergency ambulances."
Police enquiries are ongoing and an inquest has been opened.
Police and fire crews investigating a house fire in Penygroes have confirmed the body of a 74-year-old woman was found at the scene.
North Wales Fire and Rescue were called to the property in Ffordd Llanllyfni, Penygroes in Gwynedd at around 3pm yesterday afternoon.
The body was found in the kitchen. Police say the death is not being treated as suspicious.
Investigations continue after a body was found by fire crews following a house fire in Penygroes, Gwynedd.
Emergency services were called to the property on Tuesday afternoon. The discovery was made in the kitchen.
North Wales Fire and Rescue say a body was found at a terraced house in Ffordd Llanllyfni, Penygroes, when they arrived to tackle a blaze on Tuesday afternoon.
The body was discovered in the kitchen at around 3pm by fire crews from Caernarfon. More details are expected later.
A woman who stabbed a young mother to death is due to be sentenced at Caernarfon Crown Court today.
24-year-old Alwen Jones from Llanllyfni was convicted of the murder of 31-year-old Emma Jones yesterday afternoon.
The incident occurred at the entrance to a block of flats in the village of Penygroes, near Caernarfon, last December.
Miss Jones has been remanded in custody until sentencing later today.