Murder investigation launched in Ealing after death of 5-year old girl

A murder investigation has been launched in Ealing after the death of a five-year-old girl.

Police were called at 12.56pm on Tuesday, 14 September following concerns for the residents of an address on Leyborne Avenue, W13.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended. Despite their efforts, the girl was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her next of kin are have been informed. A post-mortem examination will be held in due course.

A 31-year-old woman was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. She has been taken into custody.

The girl and woman were known to each other.

Homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command are leading the investigation.

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