UPDATE: Three people bailed as baby death investigation continues

Three people have been bailed by police who are investigating the death of a baby.

Saturday, 25th March 2017, 12:05 pm
Updated Sunday, 26th March 2017, 11:36 am

Officers were contacted at shortly after 9.30am on Thursday by the ambulance service who were treating a 19-month-old baby girl at an address in Lostock Hall.

The girl died a short time later at Royal Preston Hospital.

Lancashire Police say the death is being treated as suspicious and a post mortem examination will be carried out to try to establish the cause.

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Three people, a woman aged 18 and two men aged 18 and 19, from Lostock Hall, were later arrested and have been bailed to April 19.

Inquiries are continuing.