Two charged over toddler death in Blackpool

Police have charged two people in connection with the death of Sophie Jones

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Police statement on Sophie Jones charges

In a statement tonight Lancashire police said, "At 11.44pm on Tuesday 4 March, police were called by the ambulance service to an address on Jameson Street in Blackpool where Sophie Jones had been taken ill.The two year old was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital but sadly died".

"Toxicology tests confirmed Sophie had ingested methadone, however the cause of her death has still not been ascertained".

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