Police can confirm that the 13 year old who sadly died today (9th October) is Kye Backhouse, 13, of Ewan Close, Barrow.
Police were called to a property at 7:19am today (9th October) by the ambulance service, 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.
A team of detectives are working to establish the circumstances leading to Kyeâ€™s sad death. His family are being supported by specially trained officers at this difficult time.