Investigation Into Death Of Nine-Day-Old Baby In Edinburgh

14 October 2016, 10:57

A nine-day-old baby has died in hospital after police were called to an address in Edinburgh.

Officers attended the Ferry Road property at around 9.50am on Wednesday.

The baby boy was taken to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in the city, where he died a short time later.

A police statement said: "Police in Edinburgh were called to Ferry Road around 9.50am on Wednesday October 12 following a report of concern for a nine-day-old baby.

"The baby was taken to the sick kids hospital, where he was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.

"Inquiries into the full circumstances surrounding the death are ongoing and a report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.''