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baby death: Teens held on suspicion of murder after six-week-old boy dies

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Two teenagers have today been arrested on suspicion of murder after the tragic death of a baby boy aged just 6 weeks old.

Cops and paramedics responded to a 999 call at 5.05am on Sunday to an incident at an address within Defender Road, Southampton.

The call was regarding a baby aged just six weeks old who required urgent medical attention.

The baby was taken to Southampton General Hospital, where he later died.

An 18-year-old woman and a 16-year-old boy have been arrested in connection with the death and remain in custody for questioning.

Hampshire Police have now launched a murder investigation.

“Inquiries into the circumstances are ongoing,” the spokesman added.

Both suspects are from Southampton.

they are currently being held in Police

Custody and will be interviewed in due course.

Detectives are no looking for anyone who else in relation to the murder.

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood
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