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Update following death of one-year-old boy admitted to hospital last Friday

News   •   Jul 15, 2019 11:07 BST

We can confirm that a Home Office Post Mortem for a one-year-old boy admitted to hospital from an address in Speke on Friday 12 July has taken place.

The Post Mortem has confirmed that the boy died from head injuries. 

A 23-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in custody for questioning today, Monday 15 July.

Detective Inspector Sabi Kaur said: “I would like to pass on our sincere condolences to the boy's family following this tragic incident.

“The family are being supported by specialist detectives at what is obviously an incredibly difficult time for everyone concerned. Our thoughts are with all of those affected, and we will continue to investigate the circumstances.”

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact @MerPolCC, call 101 with reference 19100375517 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

We would also like to remind people to take care when commenting on social media, as comments may be prejudicial to any criminal proceedings.