Girl, 2, dead and woman fights for life in Bradford

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A two-year-old girl has died and a woman is fighting for her life after they were discovered unconscious on a street in Bradford.

Police were called by paramedics following reports a woman and child had been found outside the back of an address on Delamere Street this morning.

The youngster was taken to hospital with serious injuries but pronounced dead a short time later.

The woman, who is believed to be in her 30s, was also taken to hospital and remains in a critical condition.

The Yorkshire Post understands that a forensic post mortem is due to take place tonight.

Det Chief Insp Jon Morgan, said: “Police were called by paramedics to Delamere Street, Bradford, at 9.15am today, following reports that a woman and child had been found unconscious outside the back of an address on Delamere Street.

“The child, a two-year-old girl, was taken to hospital with serious injuries, but was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.

“The woman, who is believed to be in her 30s, was also taken to hospital, where she is currently being treated for her injuries.

“She remains in a critical condition.

“Enquiries into this incident are at an early stage and I would ask anyone with information to call the police on 101.”