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Woman arrested after boy, 10, died after being found unconscious in caravan

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Woman arrested after boy, 10, died after being found unconscious in caravan

Mum arrested after 10-year-old son 'found dead in caravan'

Police said ‘nothing could be done’ to save the 10-year-old boy’s life (Picture: SnapperSK/PA)

A 44-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of child neglect after a child died after being found unconscious in a caravan.

Emergency services were called at around 7.20am and discovered the 10-year-old boy in a caravan next to a house in Acocks Green, Birmingham.

Police said ‘nothing could be done to save him’ after he was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 8.20am.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post-mortem examination is due to take place.

Detective Inspector Joe Davenport, said: ‘This is a truly tragic incident in which a young boy has been found dead.

‘We understand he had some underlying health issues and was admitted to hospital recently.

‘We’ve launched an enquiry to understand what happened in the days leading up to his death and to determine if any factors have contributed to his death.’

Police stand outside an address in Blossomville Way, in Acocks Green, Birmingham, where a 10-year-old boy has died after being found unconscious. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday August 22, 2019. West Midlands Police said that his death is currently being treated as unexplained and that a post-mortem will take place in due course. See PA story POLICE Acocks. Photo credit should read: Jacob King/PA Wire

Police were stationed outside Blossomville Way, Acocks Green, Birmingham, today (Picture: PA)

A road closure sign in Blossomville Way, in Acocks Green, Birmingham, where a 10-year-old boy has died after being found unconscious. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday August 22, 2019. West Midlands Police said that his death is currently being treated as unexplained and that a post-mortem will take place in due course. See PA story POLICE Acocks. Photo credit should read: Jacob King/PA Wire

The 10-year-old boy was found unconscious in a caravan next to a home (Picture: PA)

**Moving Footage with relevant desk - Numberplates may need pixelating** Pic by SnapperSK - (Pictured: West Midlands Police are at a property on Blossomville Way in the Acocks Green area of Birmingham after a young boy was found dead inside a caravan next to the property. Pic taken 22/08/2019) - Parents of a young boy were nowhere to be seen when emergency services were called to a property on Blossomville Way in the Acocks Green area of Birmingham on Thursday morning. A resident who did not want to be named said

Police understand the boy had underlying health issues (Picture: SnapperSK)

 

 

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