Ealing: Girl 5 found dead as police launch murder investigation

A murder investigation has been launched after a five-year-old girl was found dead in Ealing, West London.

Police were called at 12.56pm on Tuesday, September 14, following concerns for the welfare of the occupants of a home on Leyborne Avenue, W13.

Paramedics also rushed to the scene but despite their efforts, the five-year-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 31-year-old woman, believed to be known to the victim, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. She has been taken into custody.

A police cordon has been set up around number 48 Leyborne Avenue, W13. There is a police presence outside the house.