One-year-old boy found dead at home in Chester Hill, Sydney

Police are appealing for information following the death of a one-year-old boy in Sydney’s west today.

Inquiries are continuing after the boy was found unconscious at a home in Chester Hill, 23km west of Sydney’s CBD, at around 3.30pm this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the property on Ohagan Street following reports a child had been found unresponsive.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attended, but the child could not be revived.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The death sparked a police investigation, with police officers from Bankstown Police Area Command establishing a crime scene and commencing investigations this afternoon.

NSW Ambulance attempted to revive the baby, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of death yet to be determined, and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.

The cause of death is yet to be determined, and anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit the website.

Police have reminded the public that information will be treated in “strict confidence”, and the public is also urged not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

According to 9 News reports, the boy was found inside a hot car before being taken inside the home before emergency services arrived.

The child was reportedly in the care of his grandmother when the tragedy occurred.

More to come.

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