Sudden death boy named

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Police investigating the sudden death of a 10-year-old boy today named him as Harry Hucknall.

Ambulance crews were called to a house on Ullswater Close in Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria at 7.52pm last night but despite the efforts of family members and paramedics, the boy was pronounced dead when he arrived at Furness General Hospital.

A spokeswoman for Cumbria Police said: "Police were informed of the sudden death at 8.38pm when they received a call from Furness General Hospital.

"A full police investigation into the circumstances of the death was launched immediately and is being led by a dedicated team of detectives from South Cumbria.

"His immediate family are being supported by a specially trained family liaison officer. The coroner has been informed and an inquest will be opened in due course."

Police gave no further details.