Police make appeal for mother to seek medical help
All three emergency services have attended the scene at Old Oak Lane
The mother of a new-born baby found dead near the Grand Union Canal is being urged to come forward to get medical help.
The baby was found at around 1:19pm on Sunday, 9 May near Old Oak Lane by the Grand Union Canal.
London Ambulance Service paramedics pronounced the baby dead at the scene and a cordon has been set up by police. The Fire Brigade are also in attendance.
Detective Inspector Sarah O'Toole, said: "We are concerned for the wellbeing and safety of the baby's mother and are urging her to seek medical help by dialling 999 or by going to the nearest hospital.
"I'm also asking for the public to help us - the canal towpath is usually busy with walkers, runners and cyclists. Did you see anything in the last few days by the Grand Union canal near to Old Oak Lane or have you heard anything that might help us?
"If you have any information, please call 101 with reference Cad 3589/09May."
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May 10, 2021