December 6 2013 Latest news:
Saturday, August 31, 2013
A 34-year-old woman will appear in court today charged with murder after an eight-year-old girl was found dead in a block of flats in Chadwell Heath.
Police arrested the woman at an address in Chadwell Heath, east London on Thursday after reports a child was injured. The girl was later pronounced dead at the scene.
The woman will appear at Barking Magistrates Court, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Police Service said.
Officers were called to the property at Bedwell Court, in Broomfield Road, at 11.38am after paramedics reported there was an injured child at the scene.
The results of a post-mortem examination have yet to be announced.
The woman was taken to hospital in Romford for treatment for minor injuries and was arrested on suspicion of murder after being discharged.
The spokesman said the death is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police’s homicide and major crime command.
There are still traffic jams for miles on the westbound carriageway of the A406 from South Woodford after a teenager was stabbed to death.