Seven-year-old and his mother found dead in Island Gardens

Seven-year-old and his mother found dead in Island Gardens

A seven-year-old boy was found drowned and his mother hanged in a flat on the Isle of Dogs it has been announced.

Timur Gokcedag and his 35-year-old mother Yulia – who worked as a financial analyst – lived in a private, gated community in Island Gardens. Police forced entry to their home on 13 August after concerns were raised about their welfare.

Mother and son were both pronounced dead at the scene. Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.