The body of a newborn baby has been found in South East London.
Police were called to New Eltham shortly after 5am on Sunday, January 30.
Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service also attended but tragically the baby was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Met told MyLondon the baby’s mother is receiving medical help and police have been in contact with her.
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No arrests have been made.
The exact location has not yet been made publicly available by the police, due to the nature of the incident.
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A spokesperson for the Met Police said: “Police were called shortly after 05:00hrs on Sunday, 30 January, to the body of a new born baby found in New Eltham.
“Officers attended the location along with London Ambulance Service. Sadly, the baby was pronounced dead. A post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course.
“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances. There has been no arrest at this stage.
“Officers are in contact with the baby’s mother, who is receiving medical attention.”
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