Police investigating after toddler found dead on farm in Co Antrim
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Police investigating after toddler found dead on farm in Co Antrim

POLICE are investigating after a toddler was reportedly found dead on a farm near Larne, Co. Antrim on Monday morning.

Reports suggest that the child was under the age of three.

It's understood that a second child has been rushed to hospital for emergency treatment by helicopter.

The Air ambulance attended the scene in Magheramorne near Larne shortly after 10am this morning.

It being reported that the children’s mother, a nurse, is being treated by medical professionals.

She and her husband had moved into the property around seven months ago, according to Belfast Live.

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Their home has since been cordoned off by police while forensic experts are due to arrive at the scene.

A PSNI  spokesperson said: "Police and other emergency services are currently at the scene of an incident in the Larne area.

"There are no further details at this stage."

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