A man and woman have been arrested after a baby died in a hotel in Cornwall.
Police and paramedics were called to the Hotel Victoria in Newquay on Saturday to attend to the welfare of a baby.
The child died and police consider the cause to be “unexplained.” The next of kin have been informed.
Police today confirmed that a man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the death.
Both were released on bail.
Witnesses said several police and emergency responders were at the hotel on East Street.
A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: “Police were called to a property in Newquay at 10.50am on Saturday November 11 following reports of concerns about the welfare of a baby.”
“The baby was pronounced dead a short time later. The next of kin have been informed. The death is currently being treated as unexplained and the investigation is ongoing.”
“A 27-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of causing or permitting the death of a child. They have been released on police bail while investigations continue.”
A spokesman for the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust added: “We were called to an incident in Newquay at 10.43am on Saturday November 11 and dispatched two dual-crew land ambulances, an intensive care van and an incident commander.”