A baby girl has died after allegedly being assaulted, police said today.
The two-month-old baby, from Shoebury, Essex, was taken to hospital in Southend with head injuries on 9 August.
She was later transferred to Great Ormond Street Hospital in London where she died last Thursday.
A 23-year-old male from Southend was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and has been released on police bail until 10 November.
An Essex Police spokesman said: "Police were contacted by the ambulance service about a two-month-old baby who was taken ill in Friars Street, Shoebury, on 9 August.
"She was taken to Southend General Hospital and later transferred to Great Ormond Street suffering from head injuries.
"She sadly died on August 13."Reuse content