Police are investigating a sudden death at Ewan Close, Barrow.
Police were called to a property at 7:19am today (9th October), with concerns for a 13 year old boy, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 48 year old man from Barrow has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. He is currently helping police with their enquiries.
DI Nazir from Cumbria Constabulary said:
â€œDeaths of young people are thankfully rare in Cumbria, and we are working hard to fully investigate the circumstances leading to this boyâ€™s sad death.â€