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Toddler Lia Green did not die from a playground accident

Posted on - 20th September, 2012 - 7:31pm | Author - | Posted in - News

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Police investigating the death of a toddler in Preston have revealed that Lia Green died as a result of violence being inflicted upon her and not from a playground accident.

And Detectives are stressing that the death remains a murder inquiry with a dedicated team of detectives.

Lia was feeling unwell on the morning of Thursday 30th August and at around 8:20am was taken by paramedics from her home address on Norris Street to the Royal Preston Hospital but was sadly pronounced dead on arrival.

A Post Mortem examination carried out by a Home Office pathologist shows that Lia died as a result of significant violence being inflicted upon her that caused serious injuries to her internal organs.

The investigation is focused on finding out exactly what happened to cause Lia’s injuries and who is responsible for her death. Officers need to know where Lia was and who she was with from anytime on Tuesday 28th August to the time she died at 8:20am on Thursday 30th August.

A 22 year old man and a 20 year old woman from Preston were arrested on suspicion of murder and are currently on bail until October.

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