- Newborn premature baby was found dead at a home in Perth's south-east
- Police and ambulance services rushed to Thornlie about 1pm on Wednesday
- The sex of the child is not yet known but it was believed to have been premature
A newborn baby has been found dead at a home in Perth.
Emergency services rushed to the property at Thornlie in the city's south-east at about 1pm on Wednesday.
The sex of the child is not yet known but it was believed to have been a newborn baby.
A St John Ambulance spokeswoman said the baby's mother is aged in her mid-20s.
She was taken to Fiona Stanley Hospital in the back of an ambulance.
It is unclear whether the death is suspicious but officers from the coronial unit and local detectives are investigating.