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Gardaí investigate baby's death in Kerry

  • 7 March 2016
  • From the section Europe
The scene at Upper High Street, Killarney, Co Kerry where the body of a baby boy was found Image copyright RTÉ
Image caption The scene at Upper High Street, Killarney, Co Kerry where the body of a baby boy was found

Irish police are investigating the circumstances of the death of an 11 month old baby boy in County Kerry.

The gardaí were called to an apartment complex on Upper High Street in Killarney shortly before 18:00 local time on Sunday.

It is understood the baby was found in the apartment by his mother, who had returned after being at work.

Paramedics tried to save the baby but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man in his 30s was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The body remains at the scene, while gardaí wait for the results of a post mortem examination.