Children aged 1 and 3 die in Ilford knife incident

An investigation is underway following the deaths of two young children in Ilford.

Police were called at approximately 5.30pm on Sunday, April 26, following reports of a man and two children injured at a residential address in Aldborough Road North.

Officers, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended.

A one-year-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene and a three-year-old boy was taken to hospital for treatment but subsequently died.

A 40-year-old man has been taken hospital for treatment.

All three suffered knife injuries and are known to each other

At this early stage, police are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.

Enquiries are continuing,.


Mick Ferris

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