Bristol

Man arrested over death of six-month-old baby

Britton Gardens
Image caption Paramedics and officers tried to revive the baby at an address in Britton Gardens without success

A six-month-old baby has been found dead at a house in Bristol, sparking a murder investigation.

The baby was pronounced dead during the early hours of Christmas morning at a house in Kingswood.

Avon and Somerset Police said officers and paramedics were called to a property in Britton Gardens where they tried to revive the baby without success.

A man in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the death.

A police spokesman said: "The death is being treated as unexplained until the results of the post-mortem examination."