Cumbria

Death of boy, 4, investigated by police in west Cumbria

The death of a four-year-old boy is being investigated by police in west Cumbria.

Few details about the incident have as yet been released, but it has been confirmed he was from Maryport.

West Cumberland Hospital alerted police when the child, who was already dead, was admitted late on Tuesday.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out in due course in a bid to establish a cause of death. The coroner has been informed.

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