Death of baby in Basildon investigated by police

Police are investigating the death of a baby, aged less than one year old, who was found at a property in Basildon.

Officers were called to an address in Gaywood, Laindon just after 05:00 GMT on Monday.

Essex Police said the death was being treated as unexplained and they were not revealing the sex of the child.

The ambulance service said it was called to a report of a cardiac arrest and the infant died at Basildon Hospital.

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