Man arrested over death of six-month-old on Christmas Day

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Police have launched an inquiry after a baby died on Christmas Day.

Detectives confirmed they are investigating after the six-month-old died in the early hours of Sunday in Kingswood, near Bristol.

Avon and Somerset Police said a man aged in his 30s has been arrested in connection with the incident.

A force spokesman said: "We are investigating the death of a six-month-old baby on Christmas Day in Kingswood.

"The baby died during the early hours of Sunday morning despite the efforts of police officers and paramedics at a property in Britton Gardens.

"The death is being treated as unexplained until the results of the post-mortem examination.

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

Police are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.