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baby death in Sherrards Green Road Malvern
AN eight-week-old baby has died after it was found not breathing earlier this morning.
A spokesman for West Mercia Police said: "Emergency services were called at 8.50am this morning to an address in Sherrard’s Green Road, Malvern, following a report of an eight-week-old child that was found not breathing.
"Paramedics treated the child, who was taken by air ambulance to the Worcester Royal Infirmary. Sadly, the baby was declared deceased later at the hospital.
"As in all cases where there is a sudden death of a child, detectives are working with the health authorities to establish the circumstances."
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived within five minutes of the 999 call to find a baby in cardiac arrest.
“Ambulance crews immediately commenced advanced life support and resuscitation efforts continued on board the air ambulance en route to Worcester Royal Hospital.
“Sadly, despite best efforts, the baby was confirmed dead at hospital.”
The West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the property at 8.50am and an ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended the scene.