A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a young child was found dead at a home in Faringdon, Oxfordshire, UK Police said.
Police were called to an address at Bromsgrove Cottages, where the child was found dead at the scene.
The child's next of kin have been informed, as police confirmed a murder investigation is now under way.
Local police area commander for South and Vale of White Horse, Superintendent Rory Freeman, said: "This is a very shocking discovery and I am aware it may have a very direct impact on the community of Faringdon.
"In light of this incident there will be an increased police presence in the area to provide reassurance and we would advise any members of the community affected by this incident to speak to one of the Neighbourhood Policing Team."