THREE MONTH OLD BABY GIRL FOUND DEAD IN NEWCASTLE HOME

Police are investigating the death of a three-month-old girl in Newcastle last week.

About 10:40am on Tuesday August 4, emergency services were called to a unit on Fowler Street, Hamilton South, after a baby was found unresponsive.

The child was rushed to John Hunter Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Newcastle detectives establish a crime scene where a forensic team inspected the apartment.

A post mortem has been conducted and police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the child’s death.