POLICE INVESTIGATE KIDS SERIOUSLY INJURED, ONE DEAD IN HACKNEY FLAT

Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating an incident in which a boy died and a girl sustained critical injuries.

Police were called at around 23:10 on Saturday, 18 March, to two children injured at a flat in Wilberforce Road, N4.

Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service (LAS) and found a boy and girl – both aged one – with critical injuries.

They were taken by the LAS to an east London hospital, but the boy was pronounced dead at 00:48 hrs. Next of kin are aware. Formal identification awaits and a post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

The girl remains in hospital in a critical condition.

Enquiries are underway to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

There has been no arrest at this stage.

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