A MAN and woman arrested in connection to the death of a baby have been released on bail.

Yesterday (September 16) a 31-year-old woman and a 38-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a four-month-old baby at Barnsley Hospital.

Police were called to Barnsley Hospital on May 16 after reports that a baby had suffered catastrophic injuries.

The baby girl never recovered from her injuries and her life support was withdrawn.

She died at 2.50pm on Monday, September 14.

A postmortem was carried out yesterday and the cause of death is currently unascertained and requires further medical enquiries.

The man and woman have since been released on bail while investigations continue.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “We continue to appeal to anyone with any information which could assist our enquiries to contact us.

“Please call 101 quoting incident number 207 of Sept 16.”