Police investigation launched following the death of a child in Stirling

A police investigation has been launched following the death of a child in Stirling.

Officers from Central Scotland Police said they were probing the death which happened at around 6.42am on Saturday in the Raploch area of the city.

Paramedics were called and took the child to the Forth Valley Royal Infirmary.

A police spokesman said: "Central Scotland Police are continuing their investigation into the death of a child in the Raploch area of Stirling. The infant was taken from his home in the city to Forth Valley Royal Infirmary around 7am on 2nd June 2012 where it was confirmed he had died.

"The family are being supported at this time and a report is being sent to the procurator fiscal."

A spokesman for the Scottish Ambulance Service said: “We do not comment on the deaths of under-16s.”

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