Baby boy dies and his twin sister left fighting for her life following incident in a Hackney flat

Police investigators at the scene in Willberforce Road. Photo: @999London

Police investigators at the scene in Willberforce Road. Photo: @999London - Credit: @999London

A one-year-old baby boy has died and his twin sister is fighting for her life following an incident in their Finsbury Park home.

Police at the scene in Willberforce Road. Photo: @999London

Police at the scene in Willberforce Road. Photo: @999London - Credit: @999London

Police were called at 11.10pm last night to reports of two children injured at the flat in Wilberforce Road.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service (LAS) and found the boy and girl with critical injuries.

They were taken to an east London hospital, but the boy was pronounced dead just before 1am today.

Scotland Yard said the girl’s condition remains critical.


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Detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.

A Met police spokesman said enquiries are underway to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

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They said: Next of kin are aware. Formal identification awaits and a post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

“There have been no arrests at this stage.”

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