Police investigating the unexplained death of a nine year-old boy in Copcut, Droitwich have released a man and woman on bail last night whilst the investigation continues.

A 33 year-old woman that was arrested on suspected child neglect has been bailed until 19 March; and a 39 year-old man that was arrested on suspicion of murder has been bailed until the 19 March.

The boy unfortunately died on Thursday 18 February, and the cause of his  death is not yet known. We are  continuing to treat this as an unexplained death and are supporting the victim’s family at this time and would ask they are given privacy during this tragic event.