Saturday 16 December 2017

Police treating death of little girl (2) as suspicious

POLICE in Scotland have launched an investigation following the death of a girl (2).

They are treating the death as suspicious and added today that enquiries are at an early stage.

The incident occurred at Croftangry Road in Kelty in at around 6.30pm on Sunday night.

The child was taken to Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy and was later pronounced dead.

"Police in Fife responded to a call at Croftangry Road, Kelty at 6.30pm on Sunday with a report of concern for a two-year-old girl," Police said.

"She was taken to Victoria Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

"Enquiries are at an early stage but police are treating her death as suspicious."

A team of forensic officers was at the property this afternoon examining the scene.

More than a dozen soft toys and bouquets have been placed at the gate of the two-storey house by passing residents.

A teddy was laid with the note: "Rest in peace little Madison, now you're in the arms of the angels."

A message attached to a bunch of purple tulips read: "Sleep tight little angel. Taken far too soon."

Press Association

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