Man and woman arrested over death of six-month-old baby in Northampton

They were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter

By Alastair Ulke
Friday, 17th April 2020, 12:35 pm
Updated Friday, 17th April 2020, 12:56 pm

A man and a woman were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over the death of a six-month-old infant in Northampton on Wednesday.

Police were called to an address in Chalcombe Avenue, Kingsthorpe, on Wednesday evening (April 15) after reports a child had been found dead.

Despite the efforts of paramedics, the child was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

Police were called to an address in Chalcombe Avenue on the evening of Wednesday (April 15).

Northamptonshire Police say a 33-year-old woman and a 41-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with the death.

Today (April 17), both the man and the woman have been released on bail pending further enquiries.