Baby death suspect still in police custody in Sheffield

A man arrested on suspicion of killing a Sheffield baby remains in police custody this morning.

Thursday, 24th May 2018, 8:45 am
Updated Thursday, 24th May 2018, 8:51 am
Police on Leighton Road, Gleadless Valley

The 19-year-old was arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a 22-month-old baby girl at Sheffield Children's Hospital on Tuesday.

CRIME: Murdered Sheffield baby died of severe head injuriesSouth Yorkshire Police said the baby, from Gleadless Valley, was taken to hospital by ambulance the day before but could not be saved.

COURT: Two Barnsley women due in court today accused of murderPolice were called in over concerns that the baby's injuries were 'non accidental'.

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A post mortem examination revealed that she died of severe head injuries.

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Anyone with concerns or information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 356 of May 21.