Nine-year-old boy found dead in Thetford

POLICE are today continuing their investigation into the death of a nine-year-old boy at his home in Thetford, Norfolk.The boy was found by a family member at approximately 8.

POLICE are today continuing their investigation into the death of a nine-year-old boy at his home in Thetford, Norfolk.

The boy was found by a family member at approximately 8.10pm yesterday and emergency services were called to the scene.

He later died in hospital.

Detective Chief Inspector, Neil Firm, leading the investigation, said: “We are treating the death as a tragic accident at this time however we await the outcome of a Home Office post mortem which will take place tomorrow.”

The post mortem is due to take place at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge tomorrow morning.

A police family liaison officer has been appointed to work with the boy's family.

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