Police and paramedics called to North Staffordshire street as baby loses fight for life

Police and paramedics were called to a North Staffordshire property after a baby was taken ill.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, the community first responder, BASICS doctor, and the Midlands Air Ambulance were called to Longhope Drive near Stone on Thursday (February 27).

Police officers have now confirmed a baby girl was taken unwell and rushed to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

She died on Sunday and the death is currently being treated as unexplained.

A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “Officers attended a property in Walton, near Stone, on Thursday (27 Feb) after receiving calls from colleagues in the ambulance service that a baby had been taken ill.

“The baby sadly died in hospital on Sunday (1 March).

“The death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post mortem will take place.”

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West Midlands Ambulance Service confirmed paramedics attended the scene.

A spokesman said: “We were called at 3.19pm to reports of a medical emergency at a property on Longhope Drive, Stone.

“We sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer, a Community First Responder, a BASICS doctor and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire to the scene.

“We have treated one female patient, who has been taken to  Royal Stoke University Hospital  by land ambulance.”

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