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Wantage girl, aged one, 'drowns in bath'

The death of a 14-month-old girl, who is believed to have drowned in a bath, is being investigated by police.

The child was in the care of her mother at the time of her death in Grove, Wantage.

The death was reported to Thames Valley Police by staff at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford on 7 August.

Officers are investigating the circumstances around her death. No arrests have been made.

A spokesman for Oxfordshire County Council said the family was known to social services, but the child was in the care of her family.

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