First picture of Keigan O'Brien, boy at centre of Doncaster murder probe released

This is the first picture of Keigan O’Brien the two-year-old tot at the centre of a murder probe in Doncaster.

Friday, 10th January 2020, 4:12 pm

A post mortem has revealed that the toddler died as a result of head injuries.

Keigan was taken to hospital on Wednesday after emergency services were called to a house on Bosworth Road, Adwick, at about 11am, following reports from the ambulance service that he was in cardiac arrest.

He remained in a critical condition until yesterday afternoon when he passed away.

The tot has been named as Keigan Ronnie O'Brien.

Two people, a 36-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman, both from Adwick, arrested on suspicion of murder remain in police custody.

Detective Chief Inspector James Axe, the Senior Investigating Officer, said: “A great deal of people will be affected by Keigan’s death and my thoughts are with his loved ones and those within the local and wider community.

“I’d please ask that their privacy is respected and people continue to be mindful of what they are posting on social media platforms to prevent any further distress.

“Our investigation is continuing, with specialist officers carrying out a number of enquiries to establish the exact circumstances surrounding this absolutely tragic incident.

“I would encourage anyone with concerns or information to please call us on 101, quoting incident number 293 of 8 January 2020.”