29/05/2015

Man Dies And 4-Year-Old Seriously Injured In Cornwall

An investigation has been launched into an incident in Cornwall in which a man died and a four-year-old girl was seriously injured.

Emergency services were called to a house in Whitecross, near Fowey, at about 11:45 on Thursday, 28 May, following a report of concern for the welfare of two people.

It is understood that police discovered a man and young child with serious injuries.

The man, said to be aged 40, was pronounced dead at the scene, and the child was airlifted to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth with serious internal injuries. She remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Police said that the two victims were "known to each other".

Police have said that an investigation into the circumstances of the incident is underway, but they are not looking for anyone else in connection with what happened.

(MH)

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