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Woman arrested on suspicion of murder following death of seven-year-old child

11 Jan 2024 1 minute read
Upper Market Street in Haverfordwest. Photo via Google

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a seven-year-old child in Pembrokeshire.

Dyfed-Powys Police said officers were called to an address on Upper Market Street in Haverfordwest, shortly before 10.45am on Wednesday.

In a statement issued on Thursday afternoon, the force said a seven-year-old child was confirmed to have died a short time later.

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A force spokeswoman said: “Dyfed-Powys Police is continuing to investigate the circumstances that led to the death of a child in Haverfordwest.

“Officers were called to an address in Upper Market Street at just before 10.45am on Wednesday, January 10.

“Sadly, a seven-year-old was confirmed to have died shortly after. Our thoughts are with their loved ones at this tragic time.

“A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.”

The road was closed for much of Wednesday, with police urging people to avoid the area and find alternative routes.


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