A CIRENCESTER man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his baby son.

Emergency services were called following concerns for the health a baby boy at an address in Cirencester shortly before 1.20pm on Tuesday.

He was taken to Bristol Children's Hospital but died on Wednesday.

This morning a man in his twenties from the town was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the case. He remains in police custody.

The police have confirmed the man is the father of the baby.