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Two charged after death of three-month-old boy

Crime WorldBy Sunday World
The baby, who has not been named, had been in a critical but stable condition but died on Sunday night
The baby, who has not been named, had been in a critical but stable condition but died on Sunday night

Two people have been charged in connection with the death of a baby boy, police said.

Hannah Henry, 20, and Alistair Walker, 26, are accused of child neglect and will appear before magistrates in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, later on Tuesday.

The charges follow the death of a three-month-old boy who was admitted to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital on Saturday and later transferred to Bristol Children's Hospital.

The baby, who has not been named, had been in a critical but stable condition but died on Sunday night.

The two defendants, both of Archdeacon Street, Gloucester, had initially been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder but were then re-arrested on suspicion of murder.

A Gloucestershire Police spokeswoman added: "A police investigation into the baby's death continues."