A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of a two-year-old girl who went missing and was found in a nearby pond.
The toddler was rushed to hospital in a serious condition on Sunday after he was found “unresponsive” 200 meters from his home in Hampshire.
A two-year-old girl died in hospital after being found in a pond in Hampshire Credit: Steve Reigate
An ambulance and several police vehicles at the scene on SundayCredit: Lee Wilson
Floral tributes were left at the scene on Tuesday morningCredit: SIMON JONES
The pond was only 200 meters from her houseCredit: Solent
Locals paid their respects Credit: SWNS
Police were called to the child’s home in Forge Road, Kingsley, near Bordon, at around 5.02pm after the girl was reported missing.
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She was found a short time later in Kingsley Pond but tragically died in hospital on Monday.
Locals left flowers for the little girl at the scene today, wanting to honor her.
One tribute read: “RIP little angel xx.”
A woman in her 40s has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody, Hampshire Police said last night.
A spokeswoman said the girl’s family was being assisted by specialist officers.
Police are now appealing to anyone with any information to come forward.
It added: “Police were called at 5.02pm on Sunday September 10 to reports of a two-year-old girl missing from her home in Forge Road, Kingsley, Bordon.
“She was found a short time later in Kingsley Pond. She was taken to hospital in a serious condition but sadly died this afternoon.
“A 40-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of murder. She is currently in police custody.”
Anyone with information can call 101 on 44230369036.
One tribute read ‘RIP little angel xx’Credit: SWNS
The child was rushed to hospital in a serious condition on Sunday but tragically died on MondayCredit: SIMON JONES
Police were called to the child’s home in Forge Road, Kingsley, near Bordon, at 5.02pm following reports that the girl was missing Credit: Steve Reigate
Bunches of flowers were left by the pondCredit: SWNS
The village is 3 miles north of Bordon, HampshireCredit: Steve Reigate