Child Murder Investigation In Northampton

15 December 2017, 17:29 | Updated: 15 December 2017, 17:33

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A man's been arrested on suspicion of murder after a two year-old child has died in Northampton.

Northants Police say:

"An investigation is underway following the death of a two-year-old child. Police and paramedics were called to a property in Arthur Street, Northampton at 12.45pm today following reports of an unresponsive child who later died at Northampton General Hospital.

A 30 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody."

House-to-house enquiries will be taking place in Arthur Street this evening while officers from the East Midlands Special Operations Unit Major Crime Team establish the circumstances surrounding the child’s death.