Breaking: Two-year-old child is found dead after police are called to Gateshead home – as officers launch probe into tragedy
- Officers called to house in Gateshead at around 8.40am on Saturday morning
- Emergency services had received a report of an unresponsive two-year-old
- Northumbria Police confirmed an investigation has been launched into death
Police are investigating after a two-year-old child died at an address in Gateshead on Saturday.
Officers were called to a house in Gateshead at around 8.40am on Saturday, 25 September, after receiving a report of an unresponsive child at the address.
The child was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are investigating after a two-year-old child was found dead at an address in Gateshead
Northumbria Police has confirmed an investigation has been launched into the death.
A spokeswoman for the force said: ‘At around 8.40am on Saturday, September 25, police received a report from the ambulance service of an unresponsive two-year old at an address in Gateshead.
‘Officers attended the scene, but tragically the child was pronounced dead.
‘An investigation into the death is being carried out at this time.’