Heartbreak as baby dies at home after ‘medical emergency’ as police launch probe

Police have launched a probe after a baby died at home after a “medical emergency”.

The North East Ambulance Service and Cleveland Police were called to Derby Road, Guisborough, on Thursday morning.

Cleveland Police issued a statement on the tragedy on Thursday evening, confirming that an infant had passed away.

The force said: “Police were called to a property on Derby Road in Guisborough around 8.15am on Thursday by ambulance service colleagues who were in attendance at a medical emergency.

“Sadly, a short time later a baby was pronounced dead at the scene. A post mortem examination will be carried out in due course.

“Our thoughts are with the family of the child at this very difficult time. The family have asked to be left alone at this time to grieve in peace.”

Police had remained at the scene for several hours following the call, including three marked police vehicles.

The ambulance service confirmed it had sent three vehicles to the street following a call.

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