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Police launch murder investigation following death of a six month old baby in Aylesbury

| April 14, 2016

A murder investigation has been launched by Thames Valley Police following the death of a baby in Aylesbury on Sunday 3rd April 2016.

Police were called to a house in Narbeth Drive, Aylesbury, at 4.30pm on Sunday 3rd April following reports that a six month old baby had been taken ill. Paramedics attended but sadly the baby girl died at the scene. The next of kin have been informed.

On Tuesday 12th April 2016 a post mortem took place. Following the results of the post mortem, which was inconclusive, a murder investigation has been launched.

A 31 year old woman and a 33 year old man, both from Aylesbury, were arrested on the night of Wednesday 13th April 2016 on suspicion of murder. They are currently in custody.

Senior Investigating Officer, Det Chief Insp Mike Lynch said: ‘We understand that local residents may be concerned about what has happened. We believe this to be an isolated incident and we are conducting a full investigation to establish the circumstances surrounding the death.

A scene watch remains in place in Narbeth Drive and officers are in the area today (14/4) conducting enquiries. If anyone has any concerns, please speak to Neighbourhood Officers in the area or call 101.

If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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