Two-month-old baby dies after cardiac arrest with man and woman arrested

A man and a woman have been arrested after a two-month-old baby died in tragic circumstances.

The child passed away at a property in Edmonton, Enfield, north London, shortly after 9.30am on Tuesday, January 19.

Metropolitan Police officers were called to the scene to reports of a child in cardiac arrest.

A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called at 9.24am to reports of a person unwell.

"We sent an ambulance crew, a medic in a car, an incident response officer and an advanced paramedic. The first of our medics arrived at the scene in four minutes.

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"Sadly, despite the best efforts of medics, a person died at the scene.”

A Met Police spokesman added: "Police were called by London Ambulance Service [LAS] to a residential address in Edmonton, N9, at 09.29am on Tuesday, January 19, to a report of a child in cardiac arrest.

"Officers and paramedics attended and a two-month-old baby was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

"A male and female were arrested at the scene in connection with the incident. They were later released under investigation.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious but as unexplained."

A post-mortem is due to be carried out, with the investigation ongoing.

The Metropolitan Police refused to comment further when approached by The Daily Star.

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