Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a baby boy from Boscombe – with one man being arrested.
At around 3.30pm on Friday 8 April 2016, police received a report from the ambulance service that a baby had been taken seriously ill at a flat along Carysfort Road.
A three-month-old boy had sustained injuries and was conveyed to Royal Bournemouth Hospital, before being taken to Southampton General Hospital for specialist treatment.
Sadly, the boy was pronounced dead at 5.10am on Saturday 9 April 2016. HM Coroner has been notified and next of kin are aware.
Detective Inspector Richard Dixey, of Dorset Police’s Major Crime Investigation Team, said:
“I can confirm that the tragic death of this young boy is being treated as suspicious and a murder investigation, led by the Major Crime Investigation Team, has been launched as a result.
“A 33-year-old Bournemouth man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and he continues to assist police with their enquiries. Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.”
Crime Scene Investigators have examined the Carysfort Road address. A post mortem is due to take place early next week.
DI Dixey continued: “I would appeal for the family to be given privacy at this extremely difficult time.”
Anyone with information should call Dorset Police on 101 quoting incident number 8:226.
Alternatively, call the free and anonymous Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111 where mobile phone tariffs may apply.
Verne Troyer has tragically died aged just 49
Verne Troyer who was know for his role in Mini-Me within the Austin Powers films has tragically died today.
Verne had made it public that he was struggling with alcoholism & depression leading up to his death.
On April 3rd Verne was rushed to hospital following suspected alcohol poisoning. A friend contacted police after a call from Verne who appeared to be very upset, drunk and feeling suicidal.
His agent has released a statement requesting thoughts and prayers for Verne at a difficult time.
“Asking you to keep Verne in your thoughts and prayers. He’s getting the best care possible and is resting comfortably.
“Appreciate the support from family, friends, and fans around the world. We will keep you updated here.”
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Verne.
Cops catch gang of criminals leaving Hartlepool in stolen cars
Recently in Hartlepool there has been an increase in criminals targeting Ford Fiesta cars, because criminals have a device that gets them into the car without the need for a key.
Over recent months up to Three Fiesta at a time have been going missing.
This morning the gang was at it again but this tome they didn’t count on the CDSOU A Relief who this morning recovered not 1; not 2 but 3 Stolen Ford Fiesta motor cars all attempting to leave Hartlepool containing suspected travelling criminals.
Police said “One of the vehicles unfortunately lost control and crashed while the other 2 vehicles had their front tyres stung and limped to a stop with one of the vehicle’s going the wrong way onto the A19 which was stopped by an unmarked vehicle. The driver was detained after a short foot chase and with the assistance of dog section 2 more males were also detained from another vehicle.
“Offences these males were arrested on suspicion of were theft of motor vehicle; drink driving; drug driving; dangerous driving; fail to stop for Police; no insurance and no licence.”
TV Presenter Dale Winton Dies Aged 62
Dale Winton who was best known for his game show Supermarket Sweep and In It To Win it has tragically died aged 62z
His agent has this evening confirmed the very sad news that Winton has lost his life.
No further details around Winton’s death have been released and it is requested that his family are offered privacy at this very tragic time.
His long-term agent Jan Kennedy said:
It is with great sadness that we can confirm the passing of Dale Winton who died at home earlier today.
While we know many will share this terrible loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy at this time of grief.
A number of tributes have been left on Twitter
RIP the great entertainer Dale Winton. So young at 62.
— Duncan Bannatyne (@DuncanBannatyne) April 18, 2018
So so sad and shocked about the lovely Dale Winton. God bless ❤️
— Rylan Clark-Neal (@Rylan) April 18, 2018
So sorry to hear about the untimely death tonight of Dale Winton aged 62, he was a great all round entertainer and such a wonderful character. R.I.P. Dale… pic.twitter.com/xliot7cbeV
— Angela Rayner (@AngelaRayner) April 18, 2018
Winton started his career as a DJ in London and he was soon hosting his own show on local radio.
This lead Winton to joining the BBC Bristol to present Pet Watch for BBC One.
Over the years he also worked for Channel 4 ITV and on BBC One’s national lottery show.