Leeds & West Yorkshire

Man arrested over death of five-year-old boy in Wakefield

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a five-year-old boy in West Yorkshire.

Police said they were called by paramedics treating the child at a house in Aberford Road, Wakefield, at about 11:40 GMT on Monday.

The youngster was taken to Pinderfields Hospital where he died.

Police said a 34-year-old man had been arrested. A spokesperson said inquiries were continuing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the death.

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