Death of boy, 6, still a mystery

POST mortem tests on a six-year-old boy who died at his home in Ipswich on Sunday morning have proved inconclusive, police said today.

Lizzie Parry

POST mortem tests on a six-year-old boy who died at his home in Ipswich on Sunday morning have proved inconclusive, police said today.

Police are continuing to treat the tragic death of Jacob Gaecke - who died suddenly a year to the day after his teenage sister was killed in a road accident - as “unexplained”.

Officers said further tests were being carried out to determine the cause of death.


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Ambulance crews were called to the family home in Nacton Road on Sunday morning but Jacob, who had severe physical disabilities, including cerebral palsy, was already dead on arrival.

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