Man Arrested Over Baby Death

Police continuing enquiries in the Stocking Farm and Beaumont Leys area of Leicester after the death of a 10 month old child.

A 21 year old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has since been released on police bail.

Leicestershire Police sent us the following statement:

Police were called to the Leicester Royal Infirmary shortly after 2.15pm on Friday July 1, 2011 following the admission of the child for treatment. The injuries sustained by the child were found to be life threatening. The child continued to receive treatment but despite the best efforts of the medical team died on the afternoon of Saturday July 2.

A post mortem examination has been carried out as part of the ongoing investigation and officers are awaiting further tests.