Girl, 5, found dead at home as woman arrested on suspicion of murder

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A woman is suspecting of killing a five-year-old girl who was found dead in Ealing, West London.

Police say they have arrested a 31-year-old woman on suspicion of murder and taken her into custody.

Police and paramedics found the body of the girl inside a property on Leyborne Avenue at 1pm on Tuesday.

She was pronounced her dead at the scene.

Police said they have informed the girl's family of her death and a post-mortem examination will now take place.

Detectives said the girl and the arrested woman were known to each other.

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