We can confirm that a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a one-year-old boy, who was admitted to hospital from an address in Speke on Friday, 12 July.
At 6pm, police were informed by the ambulance service of concerns for a child, who had been taken to hospital from an address in Belsford Way earlier in the afternoon having suffered a head injury. He has now sadly passed away, and his family are being supported by specialist officers.
Following enquiries, a 23-year-old man from Winsford, Cheshire has been arrested on suspicion of murder and taken to a police station for questioning.
A Home Office Post Mortem is taking place today. The family have asked that their privacy is respected at this time and we will issue any further updates when appropriate.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact @MerPolCC or 101 with reference 19100375517 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.