Baby boy dies after ‘falling into pond’ at house in Seven Kings

PUBLISHED: 12:40 06 September 2013 | UPDATED: 12:44 06 September 2013

A baby boy has tragically died after falling into a pond in Seven Kings.

Paramedics desperately tried to save him after being called to a home in Water Lane on August 8 shortly before 8pm, but he was later pronounced dead at Queen’s Hospital in Romford.

A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Our staff treated a baby boy who was in cardiac arrest.

“Extensive efforts were made to resuscitate him at the scene and in the ambulance on the way to hospital.”

Police said the one-year-old’s death is being treated as non-suspicious.

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