Humberside

Grimsby pair held after four-year-old girl dies

Police outside home in Ladysmith Road
Image caption Two homes, including this one on Ladysmith Road, were cordoned off by police

A man and woman have been arrested after the death of a four-year-old girl.

The child, who had serious injuries, was transferred from Grimsby to Sheffield Children's Hospital, where she died earlier.

Police are treating the death as unexplained.

A 34-year-old woman and 36-year-old man are in custody. Homes in Ladysmith Road and Oliver Court in Grimsby have been cordoned off by police.

A Humberside Police spokesman said: "Family of the child have been informed and specially trained officers are now supporting them."

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