Boy dies after 'medical episode'

Boy dies after 'medical episode'

A BOY has died at a house in Batley after a “medical episode”, according to police.

Emergency services were called to the Woodfield Avenue home on Wednesday afternoon and the boy was taken to hospital, where he died shortly afterwards.

Police are yet to release the boy’s age, but they are not treating the death as suspicious.

Residents reported seeing police cars, an ambulance and a helicopter arrive on Wednesday evening.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: “Emergency services were called to Woodfield Avenue at just before 5pm yesterday to a report a young male child had suffered a medical episode.

“The child was taken to hospital where he later died.

“Partner agencies and authorities are supporting the boy’s family. Police are not treating the death as suspicious and a file has been prepared for the coroner.”

Picture: Mike Clark

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