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, Centres de l'Ouest.
Emergency services were called to Poplar Road in Earlsdon shortly before 6pm today.
A woman, vieilli 49, was arrested and taken in for questioning on suspicion of murder, les flics ont dit.
Despite the best efforts of paramedics the boy, qui n'a pas été nommé, 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, mentionné: “This is an absolute tragedy and our thoughts are with all those impacted by this terrible passing.
“The loss of any life – especially one so young – is 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.”