Police launch probe after 4 month old baby boy dies in West Dunbartonshire


Police are investigating the death of a four-month-old baby boy who died in hospital last month.

The infant took ill at home in Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, on February 15 before being rushed to the Royal Alexandra Hospital .

The baby is understood to have died later that day and police are treating the death as unexplained.

They are continuing enquiries into the incident.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman told STV: “Following a post-mortem examination officers are treating the death as unexplained. Inquiries into the incident are ongoing.”

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesman said paramedics were on scene within five minutes of receiving an emergency call.

He said: “We received a call at 10.29am on Wednesday, February 15 to attend an incident at an address on Dumbain Crescent, Balloch. We dispatched an urgent tier ambulance and a paramedic response unit to the address. The first unit arrived on scene at 10.34am. A male patient was taken to Royal Alexandria Hospital.”

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