Cheadle: Two women arrested as eight-month-old baby girl dies in hospital after ‘medical episode’ at nursery | UK News


Detectives investigating the death of a baby in Greater Manchester have arrested two women.

Officers were called by paramedics to a report of a child suffering a medical episode at a nursery on Mellor Road in Cheadle, Stockport, just before 3.20pm on 9 May, Greater Manchester Police said.

An eight-month-old girl was taken to hospital where she died the same day.

Two women, aged 35 and 34, have been arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter.

They are being questioned in custody.

Detective Superintendent Phil Duffy, from Stockport CID, said: “Our thoughts are very much with baby girl’s family who are understandably shocked and devastated and we’re doing everything we can to get them the answers they deserve.

“Since we were called, we’ve carried out a number of lines of enquiry already and now two arrests have been made as our investigation continues.

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“Officers are continuing to work to establish the full facts around what happened and ascertain the circumstances behind this tragedy.”

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