Police are continuing to question a man and a woman who were arrested in Hull after the body of a week old baby girl was found in the city on Saturday night. She was found on a footpath behind Rockford Avenue by a passer-by.
Adam Fowler has sent this report from the scene where the body of the baby girl was found on Saturday night.
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.
A 20-year-old woman from Bradford apparently tried to sell her baby online for £150,000.
Initially posted on Boxing Day under the heading “baby for sale”, the advert was offering to offering to sell a four-month-old baby boy, adding he “comes with everything included” and “deposit needed as sick of time wasters”.
The advert has since been taken down.
A woman who apparently tried to sell her baby on a trading website has had her children taken away by social services.
The unnamed 20-year-old from Bradford posted an advert offering to sell a four-month-old baby boy for £150,000
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Two women have been arrested over the death of a baby boy in Halifax. The pair - the child's mother and grandmother - were questioned by detectives after concerns had been raised about the infant's safety. Damon Green sent Calendar this report from Halifax.
West Yorkshire Police say both women have now been released on bail.
Two women, aged 21 and 47-years-old, have been arrested in connection with the death of a baby from Halifax. Police were called at 1am yesterday morning after concerns were expressed about the safety of a baby boy at an address in Springhall Gardens, Halifax.
The baby was taken to hospital where he later died. The two women have been arrested on suspicion of neglect.
"We are in the very early stages of our investigation but following initial enquiries have arrested two women in connection with the death of a baby boy from Halifax. I would urge anyone who thinks they could have information that may be beneficial to our ongoing enquiries to call our Protective Services department on 101 or give information anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."
A family is desperately trying to raise thousands of pounds to bring home a seriously ill baby girl born thirteen weeks early in Spain.
Ellizeah Hilton urgently needs surgery in the UK. Her mum Zowie Lyons from Leeds had gone for a short holiday to Alicante with her partner Sam when she unexpectedly went into labour.