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."
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