Baby dies after falling ill in Dagenham
PUBLISHED: 17:00 08 October 2018
A baby has died after being rushed to hospital on Friday.
The nine-month-old boy fell ill in Beconotree Avenue, Dagenham.
Police were called at 11.37am on Friday and told a child had fallen ill. They rushed him to hospital and a police cordon was put in place. The Met confirmed the baby died yesterday.
A Met spokesman said: “The baby boy, aged about nine months, was taken to hospital but sadly died. The next of kin are aware of the death.”
Officers have not released the baby’s name. A post-mortem date has yet to be confirmed. An inquest into the death is to open “in due course”, police said.