Baby girl dies in hospital after 'medical episode' at nursery
A baby girl has died following a 'medical episode' at nursery. The eight-month-old was taken to hospital following the incident on Monday.
Police said she was taken to hospital by ambulance but sadly died there. Police said the death of the tot is currently being treated as unexplained, reports the Manchester Evening News.
The youngster was at Tiny Toes Children's Day Nursery when the medical episode happened. Greater Manchester Police have confirmed they attended the nursery following the incident.
A spokesman for the force said: "Officers were called by colleagues from North West Ambulance Service to a report of a child suffering a medical episode at a premises on Mellor Road in Cheadle just before 3.20pm on Monday (May 9, 2022). An eight-month-old girl was taken to hospital where she sadly died.
"The death is currently being treated as unexplained and an investigation to establish the cause is on-going."
Franck Pelle, owner of Tiny Toes Children's Day Nursery, told the Manchester Evening News : "Our heartfelt condolences and deepest sorrow are with the parents and family at this devastating time. We are working closely with all involved to assist and due to the sensitivities and ongoing investigation we are unable to comment any further at this time."
Ofsted confirmed it had 'suspended this setting to allow time for other agencies to complete their enquiries' while the investigation takes place. A spokesperson for Stockport Council added: "The council is aware of the sad news of the death of an eight-month-old girl at a premises on Mellor Road in Cheadle.
"First and foremost, our thoughts go out to the family for their loss at this difficult time. We are not able to comment any further and await the outcome of the investigation."
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