Pair bailed over 'neglect' after death of Great Barr baby

Two women arrested following the death of a 13-month-old girl have been released on bail.

Police at Sandringham Court today
Police at Sandringham Court today

Emergency services were called to Sandringham Court, on Walsall Road, Great Barr, just before 2am following reports a child had been taken ill.

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Sandringham Court, where the child was found

She was taken to hospital where she died a short time later.  The suspects are aged 50 and 30 and were arrested on suspicion of neglect.

West Midlands Police today confirmed that they had been released on bail pending further investigation.