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Girl, Eight, Found Dead At Block Of Flats
A woman has been arrested after an eight-year-old girl was found dead at a block of flats in east London.
The 34-year-old is in custody after the discovery at Bedwell Court on Broomfield Road, Chadwell Heath, 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."