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  • 13 December 2013, 12:34

Baby Boy Death In Halifax: Women Arrested

Two women aged 21 and 47 have been arrested over the death of a baby boy.

Police were called in the early hours of Thursday morning over a concern about a baby at a home in Springhall Gardens, Halifax, West Yorkshire.

The baby was taken to hospital where he later died.

The two women, who were arrested on suspicion of neglect, have been released on bail.

Detective Superintendent Simon Beldon said: "We are in the very early stages of our investigation but, following initial inquiries, have arrested two women in connection with the death of a baby boy from Halifax."

Anyone with information can call police on 101 orCrimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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