Derby

Two-year-old Belper boy named as Riley Pettipierre

Police cordon on Kilbourne Road
Image caption A 41-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman are being questioned by police

Police in Derbyshire have named a two-year-old boy who died in hospital after being taken ill.

Officers were called to a property on Kilbourne Road in Belper at 10:46 GMT on Tuesday where they found Riley Pettipierre.

He was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards. A man, 41 and woman, 32, were arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody.

The cause of death is not yet known but police are awaiting further results.

A post-mortem examination carried out on Tuesday proved inconclusive but a Derbyshire Police spokesman said they were still waiting for the results of toxicology tests.

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