Lancashire

Two arrested after baby boy dies in Blackpool

Police car on Rydal Avenue. Blackpool
Image caption Police and paramedics were called to a house on Rydale Avenue in Blackpool

Two people have been arrested after a four-week-old baby boy died in Lancashire.

Paramedics were called to Rydal Avenue in Blackpool at about 12:00 GMT on Friday. The boy was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police are treating his death as unexplained.

A 33-year-old man and a woman aged 30 have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and neglect. They have been released on bail until June.

A post-mortem examination will take place to establish the cause of death.

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