10 year-old boy murdered at home in West London

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A WOMAN in her forties has been arrested for “murder” after a boy, 10, was found dead in West London in the early hours of today.

Cops launched a probe after a woman visited a police station and spoke to officers at 2.30 am.

A short time later, officers and paramedics arrived at a home in Cumberland Park, Acton, where they found the 10-year-old boy dead.

The woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Cops say she was known to the child and they are not looking for anyone in connection with the tragedy at this stage.

Police say they believe they know the boy’s identity but are waiting for him to be formally identified.

His next of kin have been informed.

Detectives from Specialist Crime are investigating and a post-mortem examination will be arranged in due course, cops added.