Investigation Into Death Of Toddler

31 October 2012, 09:25

Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old girl who was reportedly found dead inside her cot after becoming tangled in a blind cord.

The girl was found in Notting Hill on Monday.

Scotland Yard said they were treating the death as non-suspicious and that a post-mortem examination was due to take place to establish how the little girl died.

A force spokesman said: "Police were called by the London Ambulance Service to an address in Lansdowne Crescent shortly after 2.25pm on Monday October 29 following reports of an injured infant.

"On arrival, officers found a two-year-old girl who was treated by paramedics and taken to a west London hospital. She was pronounced dead at 3.17pm.

"A post-mortem at Great Ormond Street Hospital is scheduled to take place in due course."