Baby dies after town incident

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a baby in Lutterworth this week.

Police were informed on Sunday evening (March 22) that the seven-month-old child had been taken to hospital. She remained there in a critical condition, and died yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

Police activity centred on flats above the row of shops in Linden Drive, witnesses said.

The area was closed off for about 48 hours while police invetsigated.

A 29-year-old woman arrested in connection with the incident has been released on police bail pending further enquiries. Police said enquiries are continuing to determine if there are any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.