Investigation underway after the death of a three-year-old boy 4 years ago

Investigation underway after the death of a three-year-old boy

Heartbreaking news.

Police are investigating the death of a young child in Co Derry.

According to Belfast Live, the emergency services were called to a home in the Bogside area of the city shortly after 10am yesterday.

It is understood that the boy, believed to be three-years-old, was found in the house, however there has been no confirmation as to whether he was alone.

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A PSNI spokeswoman said: "Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a young child in the Bogside area of Derry/Londonderry which was reported shortly after 10am, yesterday morning, Sunday 17 September.

"A post mortem examination will take place to determine the cause of death.

"There are no further details available at this time," she added.