Toddler stabbed to death

A TWO-year-old girl has been stabbed to death and her mother is in a serious condition in hospital today after an incident at a flat in London.The toddler was found at an address in Barking, east London.

A TWO-year-old girl has been stabbed to death and her mother is in a serious condition in hospital today after an incident at a flat in London.

The toddler was found at an address in Barking, east London.

A spokesman for Scotland Yard said: “Police are investigating the suspicious death of a child in Barking.

“At approximately 12.15am the body of a girl, believed aged two, was found at a flat in Law House, Maybury Road, Barking.


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“The child was pronounced dead at the scene. A post-mortem investigation has yet to be arranged.

“We believe we know her identity but await formal identification. A woman, believed aged in her 20s, was found suffering stab wounds.

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“She was taken to an east London hospital where her situation is believed to be serious but not life-threatening.” Officers from the child abuse investigation command are investigating. No arrests have been made.

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