Cobridge baby death: Man and woman released on bail

Written by on November 29, 2019

Two people held over the death of a seven-week-old boy have been released on bail.

Staffordshire Police said the baby suffered a cardiac arrest at a property in Derwent Street, Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent, at 21:00 GMT, on Tuesday.

His death hours later in hospital was being treated as “unexplained,” the force said.

A 49-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman, arrested on suspicion of murder, have been released under investigation.

Police said a post-mortem examination results proved inconclusive, with further tests required.

An investigation surrounding the circumstances of the boy’s death continues.

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