The lifeless body of a newborn baby has been found in the Grand Union Canal in London.
The Metropolitan Police said officers and paramedics were called to the section
of the canal near Old Oak Lane in the north west of the city just before
1.20 pm on Sunday.
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A probe has now been launched with cops urgently searching for the baby’s mother.
A cordon is in place at the canal where the tragic tot was found in the water.
The Met tweeted: “Cordons are in place at the canal near Old Oak Lane NW10 where
the body of a newborn baby was found in the water at 1.19 pm.
“Investigation underway to establish circumstances. We urge the baby’s mother to
seek medical assistance via 999. “Anyone with info pls call 101 ref 3589/09.”
More to follow