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Boy, 10, dies after being found unconscious at property in Acocks Green, Birmingham

The 10-year-old boy died after being found unconscious at a property in Blossomville Way. Credit: Google Maps

A 10-year-old boy has died after being found unconscious at a property in Birmingham.

West Midlands Police said his death is being treated as unexplained.

The child was found at an address in Blossomville Way in Acocks Green on Thursday morning in a critical condition.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said he was given specialist trauma care before being transported to the city's Heartlands Hospital, where he later died.

A post-mortem examination is set to take place in due course, police said.

In a tweet, the force said: “Sadly a 10-year-old child has died after being found unconscious at an address on Blossomville Way, Acocks Green this morning (22 August).

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“His death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post-mortem will take place in due course.”

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called to reports of a medical emergency at a property on Blossomville Way at 7.19am this morning.

"Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car were sent to the scene.

"On arrival we discovered one patient, a boy, who was in a critical condition. "He received specialist trauma care at the scene before being transported to Heartlands Hospital.

"Sadly, it later became apparent at hospital that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased."

West Midlands Police say inquiries are continuing.