Police investigating death of a baby in Lowestoft

The East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to the scene. Picture: SIMON PARKER

The East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to the scene. Picture: SIMON PARKER

Police and ambulance services were called at around 8.10am.

Police are investigating after the death of a baby in Suffolk early this morning.

Suffolk police say they were called by the ambulance service to a medical emergency involving a baby in north Lowestoft at around 8.10am.

The ambulance service say that they sent two rapid response vehicles, an ambulance crew, an ambulance officer and the air ambulance to the scene.

A spokesperson for the service said: “At the scene, we treated an infant, who was taken by land ambulance to the James Paget Hospital in a serious condition.”


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The child sadly died a short while later. The child is understood to be under six months of age.

A Suffolk Constabulary spokesperson said: “A police investigation into the circumstances leading to the child’s death will now take place.”

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