Toddler found dead in NSW home

UPDATE @ 12.30PM: A WOMAN is under police guard in hospital after a three-year-old girl was found dead in a home at Orange overnight.

Police made the tragic discovery about 7.30pm on Thursday, after receiving reports of a concern for welfare.

“Officers gained access to the home where they found a three-year-old girl deceased, and her 40-year-old mother in a semi-conscious state,” police said.


NSW Ambulance paramedics rushed to the home and the woman was taken to hospital for further treatment, where she remains in a stable condition.

Specialist personnel are continuing to scour the property, where a crime scene has been set up.

An investigation is underway, with detectives revealing they’re seeking assistance from Queensland Police as there are family members interstate.