Baby dies after being found in 'cardiac arrest' at Blackpool apartment block

A three-month-old baby girl died after being found in 'cardiac arrest' at Northmount Apartments in Gynn Square, North Shore, police said.

Tuesday, 4th April 2017, 9:34 am
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 10:26 pm
Northmount Apartments in Gynn Square, North Shore (Pic: Google)
Northmount Apartments in Gynn Square, North Shore (Pic: Google)

The infant was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital by paramedics just after 12.10pm yesterday but she died shortly after arriving, a spokeswoman said.

Detectives launched an investigation after police were called by the ambulance service, and a post-mortem examination was expected to take place 'in due course'.

No arrests were made, the spokeswoman added.

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One woman, who said her mother lives inside the apartment block, said police were 'inside and out, gloves on, asking who lives there'.

She said last night: "No-one can go in unless you live there, and you have to give your name and date of birth."

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