Injured three-week-old baby dies after two arrested for attempted murder

Bethany Minelle, News Reporter

A three-week-old baby at the centre of a police investigation has died in hospital.

The infant from Gosport, South Hampshire, died yesterday, a week after being taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital, in Cosham, with serious injuries.

A man and a woman, both in their 20s, were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and have been released on bail until September.

Hampshire Police are continuing to investigate how the infant was injured.

A spokesperson for the force said: "We can confirm that a three-week old baby from Gosport who was admitted to hospital on Tuesday March 21 has sadly died.

"Specialist officers have been conducting inquiries at an address on Forton Road for the last week as part of an investigation into how the infant was injured.

"This investigation is ongoing and a post-mortem will be carried out in due course."