Heartfelt tributes for baby Luigi

LOVING tributes were today paid to Luigi Miller, the four-week-old Ipswich baby whose death has sparked a murder inquiry.The baby boy, who lived with his mother in Lanercost Way, died on Saturday following frantic attempts to revive him by neighbours and ambulance crews.

LOVING tributes were today paid to a four-week-old Ipswich baby called Luigi whose death has sparked a murder inquiry.

The baby boy, who lived with his mother in Lanercost Way, died on Saturday following frantic attempts to revive him by neighbours and ambulance crews.

A 31-year-old man was being questioned by police today following his arrest on Saturday at his London Road flat on suspicion of murder and causing grievous bodily harm.

A 22-year-old woman was taken in for questioning yesterday on suspicion of failing to take appropriate action when it may have prevented harm to a member of their family.


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The baby's mother, Samantha Askew, was taken to Ipswich Hospital on Saturday for treatment to injuries which were described as not life threatening.

As detectives continued their inquiries in connection with baby Luigi's death, the number of floral tributes laid outside the home continued to grow.

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Miss Askew's home in Lanercost Way, which she is understood to share with her father Leonard, remained cordoned off with police tape today.

Floral tributes to “Lil' Luigi” began appearing over the weekend and fresh flowers continued to appear outside the house.

One touching message read: “Red is for love, love that is unbreakable. White is for purity.

“Lil' Luigi was so pure and innocent, too young to be taken. He will be sadly missed and never forgotten.

“I'll always be there for you Sam. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

“May God look after you and watch over you all.”

Another tribute simply read: “All our thoughts are with you and the angels are looking after you dearest little one.”

A further message read: “You are in our hearts and prayers forever.”

Do you have a tribute for Luigi? Contact The Evening Star newsdesk on 01473 324788, write to Your Letters, Evening Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN, or e-mail eveningstarletters@eveningstar.co.uk.

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