Woman arrested on suspicion of murder after death of toddler

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A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 19-month-old toddler.

Autumn Gooch was discovered dead at an address in Maulden, near Ampthill, on Saturday, April 11.

Yesterday (Tuesday) Bedfordshire Police arrested a woman aged in her 20s.

The results of a post-mortem examination into the little girl’s death, which took place on Wednesday, April 15, were inconclusive.

A serious case review has now been launched by the Bedfordshire Safeguarding Children Board.

The death is being investigated by the Beds, Cambs and Herts Major Crime Unit.