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Bodies of 5-year-old boy and 7-month-old baby found in London

A 33-year-old woman was also found dead and a murder investigation has been launched.

The house in Brent, London where the bodies were discovered today.
The house in Brent, London where the bodies were discovered today.
Image: PA/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Updated 9.50pm

POLICE IN THE UK have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of three bodies at a property in London.

A 33-year-old woman, a five-year-old boy and a seven-month-old baby boy were reported injured yesterday evening.

The deaths of the two children are being treated as murder, while the woman’s death is not being treated as suspicious at this stage, police have said.

Officers from Scotland Yard were called to an address in Brent by the London Ambulance Service at about 5.20pm Thursday.

All three were pronounced dead at the scene in Woodgrange Close by medical staff.

A post-mortem exam for the woman is due to take place at Northwick Park Mortuary this afternoon.

Detectives are not seeking anyone else in connection with the incident.

First published 2.50pm

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