Police probe launched as girl, 3, found dead alongside semi-conscious mother

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Police were called to a property in Orange last night where they found a deceased toddler and her semi-conscious mother. Source: Getty.

The body of a three-year-old girl was discovered at a home in Orange, New South Wales, last night, sparking a police probe into the tragic death.

Police officers from the NSW force found the toddler’s body at around 7.30pm on Thursday, with the girl’s mother also found in a semi-conscious state inside the property.

Officers from Central West Police District attended the scene on March Street after receiving reports of a concern for welfare. They gained access to the property, leading to the devastating discovery.

“Officers gained access to the home where they found a three-year-old girl deceased, and her 40-year-old mother in a semi-conscious state,” a force spokesperson said.

Along with police, paramedics from NSW Ambulance were also called to the scene and the woman was taken to hospital to undergo treatment.

Meanwhile, a crime scene was set up at the March Street home and an investigation has been launched into the unexplained death.

More to follow.

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