Two arrested on suspicion of murder in Coventry


Breaking News – Two people have been charged with the murder of a child in Coventry

Police investigating the death of a child in Coventry have arrested two people on suspicion of murder.

The four-year-old, who is not being named at this stage, was found unconscious and not breathing at his home in the Holbrooks area of the city at around 2:45am on 3 March.

He was taken to hospital where he later died.

Two people, a man aged 32 and a woman aged 26, were arrested on suspicion of murder on Monday evening (5 March). They remain in custody this afternoon (7 March) where they continue to help police with their enquiries.

A forensic post mortem, which took place yesterday (6 March), revealed the boy died as a result of a head injury.

Detectives from the force’s Public Protection Unit are working closely with the local authority as the investigation progresses and support is being offered to the boy’s family.