A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder by police investigating the death of a five-year-old boy in Coventry.
The boy was found with serious injuries at an address in Poplar Road, Earlsdon, just after 5.55pm today. He was confirmed dead at the scene. A 49-year-old woman, who is understood to be known to the child, has been arrested and taken into custody for questioning, 경찰은 말했다.
Supt Ronan Tyrer, from Coventry police, 말했다: “This is an absolute tragedy and our thoughts are with all those impacted by this terrible passing.
“The loss of any life – especially one so young – is always extremely painful and we know this will cause a lot of shock and concern.
“A suspect has been arrested and it’s important we allow time for detectives to fully investigate the circumstances around the death.
“We’ll continue to have a policing presence in the area and do our best to support everyone during this difficult time.”
The force said the scene has been cordoned off for further investigation.