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Jack McLaren murder: No action against arrested woman

Daniel McLaren, 29, of Fleetwood Close in Newbury
Image caption Daniel McLaren, 29, is charged with the murder of his five-month-old son, Jack

Police are taking no action against a woman who was arrested in connection with the murder of a baby boy.

The 28-year-old from Newbury had been detained on Tuesday on suspicion of causing or allowing the death of five-month-old Jack McLaren.

Jack's father Daniel McLaren, 29, of Fleetwood Close in Newbury, is charged with his murder and appeared earlier at Reading Crown Court via video link.

He has been remanded in custody until the next hearing on 4 August.

Mr McLaren has also been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent to another child aged under one.

Thames Valley Police said it is continuing with its inquiries.

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