'Protection' for horror house children

Four children found at an address where a 15-year-old boy was discovered dead in a bath are under police protection, officers said.

Two of the youths found at the flat went to hospital for treatment and were discharged, the Metropolitan Police said.

A man and a woman, both aged 27, remain in police custody following the death of the badly-injured teenager at a flat in Newham, east London, on Christmas Day. Results of a post-mortem examination are expected soon.

Police were called by London Ambulance Service at 12:15pm on Christmas Day following reports of a drowning.