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Police find dead baby at Northern Ireland house and arrest man, 23

Police find dead baby at Northern Ireland house and arrest man, 23, on suspicion of child cruelty and drug offences

  • The infant was found at a house in Lurgan, in County Armagh, Northern Ireland
  • A 23-year-old has been detained on suspicion of child cruelty and drug offences
  • The PSNI said they are investigating the sudden death of the infant in Lurgan 

A 23-year-old man has been arrested after a baby was found dead at a house in Northern Ireland. 

The individual has been detained on suspicion of child cruelty and drug offences, following this discovery this morning.

The infant was found at a house in Lurgan, in County Armagh, as reported by the Lurgan Mail. 

The infant was found at a house in Lurgan, in County Armagh (stock image of a police officer at a crime scene)

Detective Inspector Dave Hodge said: ‘Police enquiries are ongoing at this stage. A 23 year old man was arrested on suspicion of child cruelty, possession of a Class A drug and possession of a Class B drug.

‘He has subsequently been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

‘A post mortem examination will take place in due course and there are no further details at this time.’

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