Lancashire

Nelson newborn baby death prompts murder probe

Dover Street, Nelson Image copyright Google
Image caption Ava Grace Nolan died shortly after being taken to hospital

An eight-day-old baby girl died from a head injury, police investigating her murder have said.

Ava Grace Nolan died in hospital after being found unresponsive at an address in Dover Street, Nelson, Lancashire on Wednesday.

Post-mortem tests found she died as a result of a serious head injury.

A man, 26, and woman, 27, believed to be her parents, were arrested on suspicion of murder and have been bailed pending further inquiries.

They have been bailed until 14 September.

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