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Death of girl in Mitcham

News   •   Jun 30, 2020 22:03 BST

An investigation is underway following an incident in Mitcham.

Police were called to an address on Monarch Parade in Mitcham at 16:00hrs on Tuesday, 30 June to a report of a two people injured.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and a woman and a child were inside a property suffering injuries.

The woman, aged 35, has been taken to hospital where her injuries are deemed life-threatening.

The child, a five-year-old girl, was also taken to hospital however was pronounced dead shortly after. Next of kin have been informed.

A post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

Officers remain in the area and a crime scene is in place.

At this early stage, police are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.

No arrests; enquiries into the incident continue.