Man arrested over death of baby girl in Sheffield

A man has been quizzed over the death of a baby girl in Sheffield.

By Claire Lewis
Monday, 17th January 2022, 2:10 pm

The 24-year-old was arrested following the death of a baby in the Intake area of Sheffield in the week before Christmas.

He has since been bailed.

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A man has been arrested over the death of a baby girl in Sheffield

South Yorkshire Police revealed over the weekend that officers were called at 9.54am to a house in Intake following reports from Yorkshire Ambulance Service that a baby was in cardiac arrest.

The baby was taken to hospital, where she later died.

In a statement, South Yorkshire Police said: “Police were called at 9.54 am on Saturday, December 18 to a house in the Intake area of Sheffield following reports from the ambulance service that a baby was in cardiac arrest.

“The girl was taken to hospital where she sadly died.

“Enquiries into the incident remain ongoing and a 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on bail.”