Five-month-old baby dies after being found ‘in cardiac arrest’ as man, 24, arrested

Five-month-old baby dies after being found ‘in cardiac arrest’ as man, 24, arrested

A five-month-old baby has died after being found in cardiac arrest at an address in Sheffield.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested and released in bail following the death of the tot called Avery.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said officers were called to a house in the area of Sheffield on Saturday, December 18, 2021, to reports of a baby in cardiac arrest, YorkshireLive reported.

They were called after a member of the ambulance service attended the property and found Avery in a critical condition.

Avery was then taken to hospital, where she tragically died.

A 24-year-old man was arrested in connection with her death and has since been released on bail, while enquiries into the tragedy continue.

Avery was just five-months-old when she died suddenly
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She was taken to hospital but sadly passed away
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A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “Police were called at 9.54 am on Saturday, December 18 (2021) to a house in the Intake area of Sheffield following reports from the ambulance service that a baby was in cardiac arrest.

“The girl was taken to hospital where she sadly died.

“Enquiries into the incident remain ongoing and a 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on bail.”

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