Junge, 5, als Frau tot im Haus aufgefunden, 49, wegen Mordverdachts festgenommen

A FIVE-year-old boy has been found dead as cops arrested a 49-year-old woman on suspicion of murder,

The youngster was discovered with fatal injuries at a home in Coventry, West Mids.

The boy's body was found at a home in Coventry, West Mids

The boy’s body was found at a home in Coventry, West MidsAnerkennung: SchnapperSK

Emergency services were called to Poplar Road in Earlsdon shortly before 6pm today.

Eine Frau, alt 49, was arrested and taken in for questioning on suspicion of murder, Polizisten sagten.

Despite the best efforts of paramedics the boy, wer wurde nicht benannt, was confirmed dead at the scene.

Police and forensics officers are understood to be combing the terraced house for vital clues, conducting door-to-door enquiries and looking for CCTV.

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Superintendent Ronan Tyrer, from Coventry Police, sagte: “This is an absolute tragedy and our thoughts are with all those impacted by this terrible passing.

The loss of any lifeespecially one so youngis always extremely painful and we know this will cause a lot of shock and concern.

A suspect has been arrested and it’s important we allow time for detectives to fully investigate the circumstances around the death.

We’ll continue to have a policing presence in the area and do our best to support everyone during this difficult time.

The five-year-old victim has not been named

The five-year-old victim has not been namedAnerkennung: SchnapperSK
A cordon is in place at the scene

A cordon is in place at the sceneAnerkennung: SchnapperSK
Forensics officers are combing for clues

Forensics officers are combing for cluesAnerkennung: SchnapperSK
A 49-year-old woman has been arrested

A 49-year-old woman has been arrestedAnerkennung: SchnapperSK