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Two arrested on suspicion of neglect after death of baby in West Yorkshire

Two arrests have been made. Credit: ITV

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of neglect after the death of a baby girl in West Yorkshire.

A 26-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman have been detained after paramedics attended reports of an unwell child at an address in Pildacre Lane, Dewsbury, yesterday just before 6am.

The baby was taken to hospital where she died a short time later.

West Yorkshire Police said in a statement: "Emergency services attended the address and the child, a baby girl, was taken to hospital, where she was pronounced deceased a short time later.

The arrested woman has been released pending further investigation but the man remains in police custody.