A man and a woman have been arrested after a baby was found dead at a hotel in Cornwall.
The child was discovered at the site in Newquay on Saturday morning, and was pronounced dead a short time later.
A 27-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man were later arrested on suspicion of causing or allowing the death of a child, and have since been released on bail. Police said they are treating the death as unexplained and are continuing their enquiries.
A full statement from Devon and Cornwall Police read: “Police were called at 10.50am on Saturday 11 November to a property in Newquay following reports of concern for the welfare of a baby. The baby was pronounced deceased a short time later. Next of kin have been informed. The death is currently being treated as unexplained and enquiries remain ongoing. A 27-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of causing or allowing the death of a child. They have been released on police bail whilst enquiries continue.”
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