Man arrested on suspicion of murder of one-year-old boy
The child was taken to hospital with head injuries from an address in Liverpool on Friday, police said.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a one-year-old boy.
Merseyside Police said the boy was admitted to hospital from an address in Speke, Liverpool, on Friday.
Officers were alerted to concerns for the child by the ambulance service at 6pm.
The boy was taken to hospital from the house on Belsford Way after suffering a head injury but has since passed away, a force spokesman said.
We've arrested a man on suspicion of murder after the death of a one-year-old boy in #Speke, who was admitted to hospital on Fri. The family is being supported at this time. The man has been taken in for questioning. Please take care if commenting. Thanks— Merseyside Police (@MerseyPolice) July 14, 2019
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 due to take place today.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact @MerPolCC or 101 with reference 19100375517 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.