Woman, 31, is arrested on suspicion of murdering boy, two

A murder investigation has been launched after the death of a two-year-old boy.

He died at University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff on Thursday afternoon after being found in a critical condition in Bridgend on Wednesday at around 8.30pm.

South Wales Police said a 31-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder. She is in police custody.

The boy died at University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff on Thursday afternoon after being found in a critical condition in Bridgend on Wednesday at around 8.30pm (pictured)

The boy died at University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff on Thursday afternoon after being found in a critical condition in Bridgend on Wednesday at around 8.30pm (pictured)

The boy died at University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff on Thursday afternoon after being found in a critical condition in Bridgend on Wednesday at around 8.30pm (pictured)

South Wales Police said a 31-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder. She is in police custody (file photo)

South Wales Police said a 31-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder. She is in police custody (file photo)

South Wales Police said a 31-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder. She is in police custody (file photo)

Detective Chief Inspector Matt Davies said: ‘I understand this incident will have caused concerns in the local community, but I must stress we are not currently looking for anyone else in connection with this matter at this time.’

He appealed to people not to speculate on social media about the situation during what is ‘a very difficult time for all concerned’.

Liaison officers are working with the family.

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