Woman in her 30s arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after newborn baby dies at home | The Sun

A WOMAN in her 30s has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after the death of a newborn baby.

Cops had rushed to the home in Swindon, Wiltshire, in the early hours of Monday morning to find the tragic scene.

Police yesterday confirmed an investigation into the baby's "unexplained" death had begun – today releasing a statement that a woman had been arrested.

A Wiltshire Police spokesperson said a woman in her 30s has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and is currently in Gablecross custody for questioning.

A post mortem is due to take place on Monday.

Detective Inspector Simon Childe said: “This is a complex investigation into the very tragic death of a newborn baby.

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"At this very early stage, although we have made an arrest, we are treating the death as unexplained and await the results of a post mortem examination next week.”

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