Baby death horror as cops launch probe into tragedy in County Durham | The Sun

COPS have launched a probe after a baby tragically died.

The tot suffered a "medical incident" in Stanley, County Durham, just after 8am this morning.

The infant was rushed to University Hospital of North Durham but died after arriving.

Cops are now probing the "unexplained" death.

A spokeswoman for Durham Constabulary said: "Police were called to an address in Stanley shortly after 8.15am on Tuesday morning.

"Paramedics also attended, and a baby was taken to the University Hospital of North Durham.

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"Sadly, the baby died shortly after arrival.

"Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding the baby’s death, which is currently being treated as unexplained."

A North East Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We received a call at 8.08am yesterday (Tuesday) morning to reports of a medical incident at a private address in the South Moor area of Stanley, County Durham.

"We dispatched one ambulance crew, two specialist paramedics, and requested support from the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS).

"One patient was taken to hospital by road."

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