A woman who was found dead in her bedroom in a west London home has been named as 17-year-old Aysha Gidani, from Walthamstow.
Officers were called to the home on King Street, Chorlton, at about 10.30pm on Sunday and discovered the woman’s body.
They found her on the bed and pronounced her dead at the scene.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Officers attended the address where a 17-day-old girl was found in her home, with the child’s father called in to police.”
The child is now in police custody.
“The man, who is not being named, was arrested on suspicion of murder.
He is due to appear in magistrates court on Monday.