Baby boy dies at nursery as six women are arrested while cops probe 'suspicious' death | The Sun

A BOY aged one has died at a nursery with six women arrested over his "suspicious" death.

A police probe was launched after Ofsted visited the nursery in Dudley, West Midlands, following the tot's death.

Three women aged 20, 23 and 50 were arrested last month on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter.

They have since been released on bail while police enquiries continue.

A further three women aged 51, 53 and 37 were held by officers yesterday.

Two were arrested on suspicion of corporate manslaughter and one on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter.

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Police confirmed the boy's death is being treated suspicious.

The Bourne Street nursery, which has not been named, has been closed by Ofsted since the tragedy.

A post-mortem has taken place but further tests will be carried out to establish the boy's cause of death.

West Midlands Police said: "We are treating the death of a one-year-old boy on 9 December at a Dudley nursery as suspicious and an investigation is under way.

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"The criminal investigation was launched following a visit by Ofsted after the boy’s death.

"The nursery, in Bourne Street, Dudley, has been closed by Ofsted along with other linked premises.

"The family of the baby boy is being supported by specially trained officers."

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