After The Death Of A Baby In Heywood, A Murder Inquiry Was Launched

A two-week-old baby girl died tragically in Heywood on Monday 11 January. A 24-year old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

GMP officers got a report from the hospital on Friday 8 January 2021 around 6.30 pm that a two-week-old baby was in the hospital suspiciously. On 11 January, the baby sadly passed away despite medical treatment and all effort.

A murder investigation was launched for the death of the baby and the investigation is ongoing. For the next days, a scene will be examined in Heywood.

Detective Chief Inspector Carl Jones, of GMP’s Major Incident Team, said: “This is a desperately sad incident where a baby girl has lost her life and we are doing what we can to support her loved ones at this incredibly difficult time. This is a heartbreaking time and we ask the public to refrain from speculation and respect the family’s privacy at this time.”

Anyone who has information for the death of the baby girl in Heywood can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or contact directly GMP.