Alfie Scott Wiki
Officers were called to a home in Copcut, Droitwich on Thursday afternoon.
The death of nine-year-old Alfie Scott is being treated as inexplicable at this stage.
Police confirmed that a 33-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of child neglect
A 39-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder, officers said today
A man was arrested on suspicion of murder after a nine-year-old boy died after a ‘serious incident’ at a home in Worcestershire.
Neighbors saw Alfie Scott being taken out of his home in Copcut, Droitwich, Thursday afternoon after an air ambulance landed outside.
A 33-year-old woman has also been arrested on suspicion of child neglect.
Alfie’s family said everyone was “shocked to the core with pain” as the 39-year-old man and woman remain in police custody while officers investigate the “unexplained” death.
Neighbors have expressed concern for Alfie’s well-being, saying they often saw him playing outside in the street in inappropriate clothing.
A neighbor said: ‘It is very sad what has happened.
“ The children always played outside in any weather with hardly any clothing, we saw them on their bikes playing outside all the time in all climates and without the proper clothing.
The last time we saw the boy Alfie was two days ago. he was playing on his bike and there is a little ramp next to his path that he was traveling on. ‘
Detective Inspector Ed Slough said: ‘This is a tragic incident in which a child lost his life and our thoughts are with his family and friends at this terrible time.
“We are currently treating the child’s death as inexplicable and are conducting investigations to establish the circumstances.”
We are aware of the comments in the media and social networks that link this to a stabbing, we would like to clarify this and say that no stab wounds were found on the child.
‘The death of a child at this age can have a great impact on his family and friends.
“We are supporting his family with specially trained officers.”
Neighbors described Alfie as’ polite ‘and’ a huge Arsenal fan
One local said: ‘All the kids were lovely and Alfie was very polite and polite.
‘It is absolutely horrible what has happened to him. His grandparents live nearby and will be devastated.
“I understand Alfie was a huge Arsenal fan just like his grandfather.”
The boy’s mother has been named after Carla Scott, who lived in the house with her four young children.
A relative, who did not want to be identified, said: ‘We do not know at this time what happened and the police have told us not to say much.
‘We have not seen Carla or the children since the beginning of the confinement. ‘I spoke to one of the children yesterday after it happened. We are all shocked and grieving. ”
Carla’s parents, Paul and Alaina Scott, who live two miles from their daughter, were too upset to comment.
Residents living in a close-knit cul-de-sac expressed shock at the death. A neighbor who lives in front of the house said: ‘The ambulance arrived just before 3 in the afternoon and I saw the child being taken away on the stretcher.
“I usually see them playing on the road, but I don’t know them personally.
“ I didn’t hear or see anything, just the ambulance arriving and the sirens.
“What happened is terribly sad.”
Another neighbor said: ‘I know the family and I know Carla. She is the mother of the four children and the boy who died.
Actually, she was taking a nap and I heard the helicopter, it seemed like she was landing on the houses so it was incredibly loud.
“ I left my house and stayed outside and just watched for about 20 minutes.
“ The people from the air ambulance landed on the grass next to her house as it is the last one and then the paramedics got out and dressed in white suits and went straight in. ” But they went in and in five minutes came out carrying the little boy. the arms of him.
He looked blue, his body just looked blue.
But his mother didn’t come out or anything the paramedics just took him out.
Then I went to see my friends who live directly in front of the house and you can see the family house from their window.
And Carla was there, standing at the front window. “ It is very sad, although I myself have children and I used to see their children playing outside in my house.
“ When I would sit on my PlayStation, they would sit greeting me through the window.
“They were always playing and they seemed like good children.”
West Mercia police say Alfie’s death is being treated as “inexplicable” while a man and a woman were arrested.
Detective Inspector Ed Slough, said: ‘This is a tragic incident that has seen a child lose his life and our thoughts are with his family at this terrible time.