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Tolworth Broadway baby death investigated by abuse team

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Image caption The Met Police were called to an address on Tolworth Broadway

The death of a four-month-old baby is to be investigated by child abuse officers after he was found ill at home in south-west London.

Met Police officers were called at 07:55 BST on 10 April to an address on Tolworth Broadway.

London Ambulance took the boy to a south London hospital, were he was pronounced dead about an hour later.

Officers said they were treating the death as "unexplained". No arrests have been made.

A spokesperson for the Met said: "At this early stage, the death is being treated as unexplained pending a post-mortem examination.

"Officers from the sexual offences, exploitation and child abuse command have been informed and are carrying out inquiries into the circumstances of the death."

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