Swindon Police arrest woman following death of newborn baby

By Jessica Durston - 3 August 2022

Crime

Swindon police officers are investigating the death of a newborn baby in Swindon and are continuing with their enquiries after arresting a woman.

Police were called by the ambulance service to the incident at an address in Grange Park in the early hours of Monday morning - 1 August.
 
Enquiries are ongoing and the death is currently being treated as unexplained.
 
A post mortem is due to take place on Monday 8 August.
 
A woman in her 30s has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and is currently in Gablecross custody for questioning.
 
Detective Inspector Simon Childe said: “This is a complex investigation into the very tragic death of a newborn baby. 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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