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3-week-old baby dies and woman, 26, injured as man arrested for murder | The Sun

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after an incident left a three-week-old baby dead and a woman injured.

Police charged to the scene in Sparkhill, Birmingham, just after 3.40am on Tuesday to reports of a baby unable to breathe.

The boy was taken to hospital by paramedics but tragically pronounced dead a short time later.

A 26-year-old woman suffered injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening in the same incident.

She was taken to hospital for treatment.

West Midlands Police said a 29-year-old was arrested at the scene on Dovey Road on suspicion of murder.

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Detectives are not looking for anyone else in connection with the investigation.

Insp Neil Kirkpatrick, in charge of policing in the area, said: “This is a real tragedy and our thoughts go out to everyone involved.

“We’ll have extra officers in the area over the coming days to offer reassurance.”

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