Two Children Dead in Wandsworth

Inquiry underway after the death of two children in Wandsworth

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Police given 24 hours to question mother

Jeffrey and Felicia Boots
Jeffrey and Felicia Boots Credit: N/A

Police have been given an extra 24 hours to question a mother suspected of killing her two babies.

Detectives will now have until tomorrow morning to quiz Felicia Boots about the deaths of 10 week old Tej and his 14 month old sister Lily Sky.

Their bodies were found by their father at the family home in Wandsworth on Wednesday.

It's understood they had been smothered.

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Wandsworth deaths

Post mortems are due to take place today on two children found dead in Wandsworth.

The ten week old boy and his fourteen month old sister were found by their father in the family home.

The children's mother has been arrested in connection with the deaths. She's been named locally as Felicia Boots.

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Children thought to be found by father

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10 wk old baby boy and his 14 month old sister found dead by father at their home in Wandsworth. Wife found with slit wrists@londontonight

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Sources say both youngsters smothered. Woman in her 30's, believed to be mother being questioned by detectives@londontonight

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Detectives from the Child Abuse Investigation Command are leading the investigation. Say there are no other suspects@londontonight

Police investigation launched

Inquiries are underway after the death of two children in Wandsworth.

Police were called to an address in Killarney Road SW18 yesterday evening.

The ambulance service also attended but a 10-week old boy and a one-year old girl were pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

Next of kin are aware.

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