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A man has been arrested and is being questioned by detectives follwing the death of a child in Wakefield.
Police were called after the ambulance service attended a house on Aberford Road at 11.40am on Monday.
The boy was taken to nearby Pinderfields Hospital but he died later from his injuries, West Yorkshire Police said.
A 34-year-old man was arrested and is being questioned about the death.
A West Yorkshire Police spokeswoman said: ``We were called by the ambulance service to a house on Aberford Road, in Wakefield, at 11.40am yesterday.
"Paramedics were treating a child there. A five-year-old boy was taken to Pinderfields Hospital, where he later died.
"Inquiries are ongoing into the full circumstances surrounding his death.
"A 34-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death and is currently in police custody.''