Man arrested on suspicion of murder after baby found dead in Camden

Paramedics and police on the scene in Camden (Josh Salisbury)
Paramedics and police on the scene in Camden (Josh Salisbury)

Police investigating after a baby was found dead in north London have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

The Met responded to a “concern for welfare report” and were scrambled to Taviton street, Camden, at around 2pm on Monday.

A police cordon was set up around the scene as an investigation was launched.

A Met Police spokesman said: “A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.”

A statement added: "Police were called to Taviton Street, WC1, to reports of a concern for welfare.

"Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene. A baby was sadly found dead.

"Enquiries continue into the circumstances."

The spokesman added that the alarm was raised at 2pm.

The Standard has contacted the London Ambulance Service for further details.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.