Northampton

Murder arrest over death of Northampton two-year-old

The house in Arthur Street, Northampton Image copyright South Beds News Agency
Image caption Police were called to Arthur Street on Friday after reports that a child was unresponsive

A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a two-year-old child in Northampton.

Police and paramedics were called to Arthur Street at lunchtime following reports that a child was unresponsive.

The child died after being taken to Northampton General Hospital.

The suspect is in custody and house-to-house inquiries will be taking place in Arthur Street while officers establish the circumstances surrounding the child's death, police said.

Image copyright South Beds News Agency
Image caption The child died after being taken to Northampton General Hospital

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