Tragic Discovery: Infant Found Deceased at London Property, Met Police Launch Investigation

Tragic Discovery: Infant Found Deceased at London Property, Met Police Launch Investigation


In a tragic incident, the lifeless body of a baby was discovered at a residence in east London.

The Metropolitan Police were alerted to the situation at 7:40pm on Tuesday, prompting their swift response to a property located on Mimosa Close in Havering.

Concerns about the welfare of the baby had been raised, leading to the distressing discovery.

Unexpected Death Under Investigation

Authorities are currently grappling with the unexpected demise of the infant.

The Met Police have officially labeled the incident as an ‘unexpected’ death and have initiated a thorough investigation.


The circumstances surrounding the tragic event are being meticulously examined by law enforcement.

Ongoing Inquiries and Police Presence

As the investigation unfolds, a sense of gravity hangs over the scene.

The property remains cordoned off by the police, who are resolutely focused on uncovering the truth behind this heart-wrenching incident.

Forensic experts and investigators have been observed entering the property as they work to piece together the sequence of events that led to this untimely loss of life.

The Met Police released a statement: “‘At approximately 19:40hrs on Tuesday, 22 August police were called to an address in Mimosa Close, Havering following reports for concerns of the welfare of a baby.’


Officers attended.

The body of a baby was located. At this time, the death is being treated as unexpected and under investigation.

‘A scene remains in place at the address. Enquiries into the circumstances continue.’”

As the community grapples with this heartbreaking incident, the authorities remain committed to uncovering the truth and ensuring justice for the young life that has been lost.

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