Preston baby boy dies hospital as police treat death as 'unexplained'

The baby was found unresponsive at a house on Garsdale Road in Ribbleton. Credit: Google Maps

A five-month-old baby boy has died in hospital after being found unresponsive in Preston.

Lancashire Police were called by paramedics to a house on Garsdale Road, Ribbleton, at just after noon on Wednesday, 3 August.

The child - who has not been named yet - was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital for treatment, but died later that day.

His death is being treated by police as "unexplained" and an investigation is ongoing.

A police spokesperson said: "Our thoughts are with his family at this very difficult time.

"The death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing."


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