Aug 30 2013
An eight-year-old schoolgirl has been found dead in a block of flats.
A 34-year-old woman is in custody after the discovery in Broomfield Road, Chadwell Heath, east London, on Thursday.
The death is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police's homicide and major crime command (HMCC), Scotland Yard said.
A spokesman said officers went to the scene at 11.38am after London Ambulance Service paramedics reported an injured child at the scene.
"On arrival, officers discovered the body of an eight-year-old girl," he said.
"A 34-year-old woman arrested in connection with the death ... at an address in Chadwell Heath was treated for minor injuries at a hospital in Romford.
"She is currently remanded in custody at an east London police station."