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Man, 29, arrested on suspicion of murder after three-week-old baby dies in Birmingham
18 October 2022, 10:41
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a three-week-old baby was found dead in Birmingham.
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Police found the infant was not breathing at in Dovey Road in the Sparkhill area shortly after 3.40am.
He was taken to hospital but pronounced dead shortly after, while a woman, 26, was taken in suffering injuries which are not thought to be life-threatening.
A man, 29, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder.
Nobody else is being sought in connection with the police investigation into what happened.
West Midland Police's Inspector Neil Kirkpatrick said: "This is a real tragedy and our thoughts go out to everyone involved.
"We'll have extra officers in the area over the coming days to offer reassurance."