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Two held over suspected baby murder in Birmingham

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a baby girl.

The five-month-old died in hospital, after being taken from an address in Perry Barr, Birmingham, on Tuesday morning reportedly suffering from breathing difficulties.

West Midlands Police said the girl died on Wednesday afternoon.

Police are treating the death as suspicious and a man, 25, and a 22-year-old woman have been arrested.

They remain in police custody and a post-mortem examination is due to be carried out.

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