Mum Arrested After Young Boy's Body Found at Bradford House

23 September 2011, 11:14

A man and a woman are being questioned by police after the remains of a young boy were found in a house in Bradford.

Officers made the grim discovery when they were called to the terrace property in Heaton at about 2.40pm on Wednesday.

Following tests it's been confirmed the remains were that of a boy aged around three-and-a-half.  It is understood he had been dead for some time.

West Yorkshire Police confirmed the woman arrested is the child's mum but were unsure at this stage of the relationship to the man.

A number of other children were also found at the property. They have been taken into care.

Officers attended the property after ``concerns were raised about the occupants of the house'', a police spokesman added.

Detectives are not seeking anyone else in connection the investigation.

A single Police Community Support Officer was outside the mid- terrace house in Crofton Road today.
A bunch a flowers with a small teddy attached had been tied to a tree in the small front garden.
A note on it, addressed to the little boy, said: ``Sleep tight little angel.''

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