Police are today quizzing a man and woman on suspicion of murder after the death of a two-year-old child.1babyPolice cordoned a street in Fenton, earlier today after officers discovered the girl’s body after being called to a Stoke property at 10am today. A post-mortem examination to try to establish how the girl died is due to take place on Wednesday.

A 19-year-old Stoke-on-Trent woman was this morning arrested on suspicion of murder. Now Staffordshire Police have revealed a 22-year-old man has also been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Detective Inspector Dan Ison said: “Our thoughts are with the little girl’s family at this time. This is a very distressing incident and we are doing all we can to support those affected.

“A detailed investigation is underway to understand the circumstances of what has happened and police activity will continue in the area. To provide support and reassurance high-visibility patrols by police community support officers have been stepped up.”