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Man arrested on suspicion of murdering four-year-old boy


A man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a four-year-old boy.

The 32-year-old from Keighley, West Yorkshire, is being held after the child was pronounced dead in hospital.

Police were called by paramedics to a home in Harewood Road in Oakworth, Keighley, after reports that a four-year-old had died, police said.

The boy was taken to Airedale General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A murder investigation was launched by West Yorkshire Police's Homicide and Major Enquiry Team.

The 32-year-old man was arrested at an address in the Ingrow area of Keighley.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “The man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody.

“Enquiries are ongoing and no further details are expected to be released today.”