Vicar arrested over sexual offences and murder of baby boy

Police have arrested a vicar on suspicion of murder along with a 28 year old woman. Following the death of a baby boy.

Police attended an address in Freckelton after reports that a woman had given birth to a still born baby.

Police arrived and discovered the baby boy and launched an investigation.

The baby’s mother was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital where she was treated and later released.

Police are now treating the death as suspicious.

Police have arrested a 64 year old vicar and a 28 year old woman on suspicion of murder, conspiracy to conceal the birth of a child and sexual offences.

They ware all currently in custody.

The police investigation continues.