Two bailed over Egham toddler's death

  • 31 May 2014
  • From the section Surrey

Two people arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a one-year-old girl have been bailed pending further inquiries.

Surrey Police arrested a 35-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman after the toddler, from Egham, died on Thursday.

Officers said the pair had been bailed until 5 June.

The child was taken to St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey, with serious injuries and then moved to St George's Hospital in London, where she died.

Staff at St Peter's alerted police to the case.

A post-mortem examination has not yet taken place.

The girl, who has not yet been identified, was approaching her second birthday.

The man and woman, from Egham, were also held on suspicion of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm and child neglect.

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