Investigation Launches Into Creche Death

An investigation has been launched into the death of a young boy at a crèche in Castlebridge.

Gardaí said that staff found the infant unresponsive on Tuesday. It is understood that crèche staff administered first aid until an ambulance crew arrived and took the boy to Wexford General Hospital.

He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

No other information on the death has been released. Garda confirmed an investigation is underway.


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