26 Aug 2014

Police awaiting baby's post-mortem

6:51 am on 26 August 2014

Police investigating the death of a baby in the Hastings suburb of Mayfair are awaiting the results of a post-mortem as they try to piece together what happened.

Emergency services called to a house in the suburb of Mayfair yesterday morning found the six-month-old unresponsive. Attempts to revive the baby were unsuccessful.

Detective Sergeant Darren Pritchard said the family was co-operating with the police, and a number of people would be spoken to.

Mr Pritchard said one adult relative was in the house when the baby was found.