Cumbria

Manslaughter arrest after boy, 13, dies in Barrow

A man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after a 13-year-old boy died in Cumbria.

Kye Backhouse was pronounced dead at his home in Ewan Close, Barrow-in-Furness, after police were called at 07:19 BST.

A 48-year-old local man was arrested.

Det Insp Furzana Nazir from Cumbria Constabulary said: "There are a team of detectives working hard to establish the events leading up to the tragic death of Kye Backhouse."

A post-mortem examination will take place in the next couple of days, police said.

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