UPDATE @ 12.30 PM | Police have revealed they’re treating the death of a baby at Sunnybank Hills this morning as non-suspicious.
Around 6am on Wednesday, emergency services were called to a home on Sunray Street where first aid was being rendered to two babies.
Sadly, a six-week-old baby girl died at the scene while another six-week-old baby girl was transported to hospital where she remains in a critical condition.
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“Preliminary investigations suggest the babies were sleeping together throughout the night and were discovered unresponsive this morning,” Qld Police said.
“Police are not treating the baby’s death as suspicious.”
A post mortem will now be conducted to determine the cause of the baby’s death.
Officers from the Child Protection and investigation Unit are also investigating.
EARLIER @ 9.45 AM | A BABY has reportedly died and another has been left in a critical condition after an ‘incident’ at a home on Brisbane’s south side on Wednesday morning.
NewsCorp reports a crime scene has been declared along Sunray Street, Sunnybank Hills, after police were called to the scene around 6.00am.
It’s understood the babies are about six weeks old.
Queensland Police have told The Courier Mail, it appears at this early stage to have been a tragic accident.
It’s understood the children were in bed with the mother and when she woke up, she realised there was bedding covering the children.
Officers are still scouring the scene.
Investigations will continue.