Two Arrested For Murder After Two-Year-Old Boy’s Death

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a two-year-old boy.Police-tape (2)Dorset Police said the man and woman held were both aged 21 and from the Dorchester area and were currently assisting with their enquiries into the death last week.

Officers were called by ambulance workers to an address in the Dorset village of Broadmayne on May 26 where the toddler, who has not been named by police, had been taken seriously ill. He was taken to Dorset County Hospital but pronounced dead.

Detective Chief Inspector Sarah Derbyshire, of Dorset Police’s Major Crime Investigation Team, confirmed his tragic death was being treated as “suspicious” after a post-mortem on Wednesday.