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Two arrested on suspicion of murder following death of child

News   •   Sep 03, 2019 16:00 BST

Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are investigating following the death of a child.

The investigation follows a call to officers at 06:06hrs, on Tuesday, 27 August, to a residential address in Putney, SW15.

LAS informed police they were responding to reports of a child in cardiac arrest.

The child, who was aged 15 months, was taken to a west London hospital and pronounced dead at 07:22hrs.

The family are aware.

A post-mortem examination took place on Friday, 29 August at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Further tests are due to take place, however the death is being treated as suspicious.

A man and a woman, both aged 29 and who both resided at the address, were arrested on suspicion of murder.

They have both been bailed, the man to a date in early September and the woman to date in late September.

Enquiries continue.