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Mum speaks of heartbreak after 12-month-old baby 'thrown from bridge'

The mom of a 12-month-old baby who died when he was allegedly thrown off a bridge right into a river instructed of her heartbreak at the moment, saying she had misplaced her “whole world and so much more”.

Emma Blood, 22, posted an emotional assertion on Facebook after her son Zakari plunged to his demise into the River Irwell, in Radcliffe, Greater Manchester

A person stated to be the boy’s father was arrested by police as he sat in a close-by pub.

Paramedics battled to save lots of the kid after he was pulled from the water by firefighters, some 100 yards from the bridge. He was taken to hospital however pronounced useless a short while later.

Floral tributes are left on a bridge in Radcliffe, Greater Manchester (PA)

Ms Blood wrote at the moment: “I misplaced my baby at the moment. I really like my little boy and did every part for him.

“I didn’t know my little one was useless till I received to A&E. We sat with him for hours, we held him, we kissed him after which I left.

“I’m alive, though I want I used to be useless as a substitute. Let me grieve for my little one, my entire world and a lot extra.”

Greater Manchester Police stated a 22-year-old man arrested on suspicion of homicide stays in custody.

The baby boy was recovered from the water by firefighters (PA)

Detective Superintendent Jamie Daniels stated: “This is an extremely tragic incident that has led to an harmless baby boy dropping his life and we’re doing every part we are able to to help his household at this unimaginably devastating time.

“I do know his loss might be felt by your complete group and our ideas are very a lot together with his family members.

“A homicide investigation is underneath method and we’re working onerous to piece collectively the circumstances that led to the baby boy ending up within the water.

“Whilst we’ve got a person in custody, our investigation is ongoing and I’d urge any witnesses or anybody with any info to get in contact as quickly as potential in order that we are able to discover out what occurred to him.”

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