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

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Pinterest
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.

Have you been following this story?

Leave your comment

Please sign in to post a comment.