A 33-year-old man has been released on bail after an arrest in connection with the death of an infant.
Police were called to a house in Glen Park Avenue in Glenfield shortly before 8am on Thursday.
Officers were alerted by East Midlands Ambulance Service who reported the death.
Police say the death is currently being treated as unexplained and they're working to establish the full circumstances.
“This is an extremely sad incident involving the death of an infant at a property.
“As part of our initial enquiries, a man was arrested in connection with the incident and has since been released on bail.
“Our investigation is continuing."
- Detective Inspector Henry Henderson, Leicestershire Police