Murder inquiry launched as boy dies months after Rugby fire

A homicide inquiry has been introduced following the loss of life of a five-year-old boy 4 months after a area fireplace.

The boy, who was once taken to Birmingham youngsters’s health center with considerable burns after the fireplace ultimate November in Rugby, Warwickshire, died on Thursday morning, police stated.

A person, 21, and a lady, 28, each from Rugby, have been arrested in January on suspicion of arson. They’re on police bail till April.

Two different youngsters, elderly 8 and 10, and a lady, believed to be their mom, additionally suffered critical burns within the incident and have been handled in health center.

DI Teresa McKenna, from the key investigation unit, stated: “We’re unhappy to file that the boy injured within the fireplace has died and in consequence this has now transform a homicide investigation.

“We stay dedicated to setting up the precise instances main as much as the fireplace and proceed to enchantment to the general public for any data that would lend a hand with our investigation.”

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