Man charged with toddler murder

An ambulance attended a house on Granby Avenue
An ambulance attended a house on Granby Avenue
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A murder probe has been launched by detectives after a two-year-old died in hospital.

Kasey Hambleton died from serious injuries at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool at 1pm on Saturday.

Police were originally called by the Ambulance Service to attend an address on Granby Avenue, Blackpool, at around 10.20am on Thursday, where the toddler was reported to have been found unresponsive.

Connor Gibson, 23, of Melrose Avenue, Blackpool, has been charged with murder and will make his first appearance at Blackpool Magistrates Court on Monday.

A 23-year-old woman from Blackpool was arrested on suspicion of murder and has been bailed until Tuesday, July 8.