Kincorth neighbours are in shock after hearing about the death of a baby boy this afternoon.
Police are currently looking into the death of the one-month-old.
The baby fell ill at a property in Tollohill Square in the Kincorth area of Aberdeen early on Saturday morning.
The infant was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where he died a short time later.
Large police presence in Kincorth street
Eyewitnesses reported a large police presence in the area on Saturday. Police remained on the scene throughout the weekend and into Monday.
A police spokesperson said: “Police received a report of a one-month-old baby boy having taken unwell at a property on Tollohill Square in Aberdeen around 6.55am on Saturday, 3 February, 2024.
“The baby was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary where he died a short time later.
“The death is being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing.”
Neighbour’s shock after tragic news
Devastated neighbours told of their heartbreak this afternoon as the news filtered through Tollohill Square.
Maureen Robb, a 75 year-old retiree, described the situation as “devastating”.
She said: “My heart is breaking for them.
“They’re such good neighbours, they’ve never caused any trouble. It’s so sad for them, really sad.
“I can’t imagine what they are going through, it’s just horrendous to be quite honest with you.
“What can you say at times like this? It’s absolutely heartbreaking.
“There’s nothing anybody can say.”
Kyle Robb, 26, also shared his sympathies.
“I can’t imagine what they are going through right now,” he added.
“It’s just heartbreaking.”