Police have confirmed that a young baby has died at a house in Worsthorne.
A heavy police presence and an ambulance was seen at a house in Stoneycroft in the village throughout today, prompting concern from residents.
A police spokesman has now confirmed the reason.
"We were called around 11-20am today to an address in Stoneycroft, Worsthorne, following reports a six-week-old baby had been found unresponsive.
"Emergency services attended but sadly the baby, a boy, was pronounced dead at the scene.
"The death is currently being treated as unexplained and an investigation is underway."