Police investigating 'unexplained' death of baby in Bishop Auckland

Police were called to Dixon Street in Bishop Auckland at about 10am on Sunday. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Police are investigating following the unexplained death of a baby in Bishop Auckland.

Durham Constabulary were called to Dixon Street on Sunday 10 December at about 10am.

Paramedics also attended the address but a baby died.

A spokeswoman for Durham Constabulary said: “Police were called to an address in Bishop Auckland at about 10am, yesterday [Sunday].

“Paramedics also attended, but sadly a baby died a short time later.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding the baby’s death, which are currently being treated as unexplained.”

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