Two people have been charged in connection with the death of a baby boy, police have said.Hannah Henry, 20, and 26-year-old Alistair Walker are accused of child neglect and will appear before magistrates in Cheltenham later on Tuesday.
The charges follow the death of a three-month-old boy who was admitted to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital on Saturday, and was then later transferred to Bristol Children’s Hospital.
The baby, who has not been named, was in a critical but stable condition but died on Sunday night. Both defendants, of Archdeacon Street, Gloucester, were initially arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, but were then rearrested on Monday on suspicion of murder.
A spokeswoman for Gloucestershire Police said: “A police investigation into the baby’s death continues.”