Met police launch investigation as boy found dead at property in Deptford
The Metropolitan police have launched an arson investigation after a seven-year-old boy died in a house fire in south-east London.
Six fire engines and about 35 firefighters were called to the fire on Adolphus Street, Deptford, in the early hours of Tuesday. The boy was found dead inside the property. His next-of-kin have been informed.