Heartbreaking second birthday banner seen in window where tragic Doncaster toddler was found

A second birthday banner can be seen in the window of a house where a tragic Doncaster toddler was found.

Friday, 10th January 2020, 10:28 am

Detectives launched a murder investigation yesterday after the death of a two-year-old boy in hospital.

The youngster, who has not yet been named, went into cardiac arrest at a house on Bosworth Road, Adwick, on Wednesday and died in hospital the following day.

A murder investigation was launched and a man, 36 and a woman, 32, were arrested on suspicion of murder.

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A second birthday banner can be seen in the window of a house where a toddler was found ill and later died (Picture: Chris Etchells)

They remain in police custody this morning.

Detective Chief Inspector James Axe, the senior investigating officer, said: “We have a dedicated team of officers assigned to this investigation. Two people are in custody and we are working hard to establish the exact circumstances leading up to this child's death.”

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote incident number 293 of January 8.