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2-year-old girl dies from head injuries in Dungannon: 32-year-old arrested for murder

Police have been given an additional 36 hours to question the 32-year-old suspect in relation to the murder of a 2-year-old girl in Dungannon, Northern Ireland.



2 year old murdered in Dungannon, Northern Ireland
The girl died in hospital after the ambulance service was called to a house in Park Avenue, Dungannon, on Friday

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a two-year-old girl on Friday. The child died in hospital shortly after she was transported to hospital via ambulance, the Police Service of Northern Ireland said in a statement.


The ambulance was called to a house in Park Avenue.


It has been reported that the 2-year-old child had suffered a serious head injury.


Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) Major Investigation Team has been granted an additional 36 hours to question the suspect on suspicion of murdering the 2-year-old girl.


Local MP for the area, Sinn Féin's Michelle Gildernew, said the whole community was in "total shock at the news"