The mother of toddler, Ella-Rose Clover, who died in Wythenshawe, says her family’s world has been torn apart by the tragedy.
Ella-Rose, aged 22 months, died in hospital following reports of a medical episode at Somerton Avenue in Wythenshawe on Sunday afternoon.
In a heartfelt tribute to her daughter, Pagan Clover said: “Mine, my family and friend’s world has been torn apart by the loss of our beautiful Ella-Rose.
“Ella was the funniest, cheekiest and most lovable little girl and none of our lives will ever be the same again.
“We are broken beyond words and would ask that our privacy is respected at this most difficult time and we are allowed to grieve in peace.”
A post mortem examination revealed Ella had unexplained injuries and detectives have now launched an investigation into her death.
A man, aged 28, and a woman, 34, who were arrested on suspicion of murder remain in custody for questioning.