A toddler spent three days alone with the body of his mother after she died at their home,UK mirror reports.
The three-year-old was forced to fend for himself after his mother, Anneka Sherratt, passed away at the flat in Plymouth.
Anneka, 31, who had not been seen since last Friday, was discovered dead by shocked police on Monday afternoon. Her young son was found near her, alive.
Police are now investigating Anneka’s death, which is not being treated as suspicious.The cause is yet to be established.
Details of her young son’s actions until the arrival of police remain unclear.
After officers arrived at the property, the toddler was reportedly taken to hospital for checks and observations, before being released to family members.