NHS worker found dead ‘used drugs with cannulas to kill herself and daughter’

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An NHS worker and her two-year-old daughter were found dead after the mum possibly injected them both with drugs she had take from work, an inquest heard.

Shiwangi Bagoan, 25, and her daughter Ziana Bagoan, 2, were discovered with cannulas in their arms at home in Hounslow.

The NHS anaesthetists’s mum, Jassumati Lalu, made the heartbreaking discovery on December 14 after failing to contact there daughter.

Jassumati found little Ziana in the arms of her mum, and immediately called emergency services, MailOnline reports.

West London Coroner’s Court heard the cause of death has not yet been established but it is suspected drugs had been taken from University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust, where Ms Bagoan worked.

Coroner Lydia Brown told an inquest on Monday the “precise medical cause of death has not been ascertained.”

She said it “appears” as though both the “child and the mother had been injected with drugs taken from the mother’s place of work.”

Ms Brown said: “Although we do not have full post-mortem confirmation yet, and the precise medical cause of death has not yet been ascertained, it appears that both the child and and the mother had been injected with drugs potentially taken from the mother’s place of work.

“There was a cannula in situ in both arms of the two deceased.”

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Ms Bagoan’s friend told MailOnline the mum was “a lovely lady” who “doted on little Zia.”

“I cannot believe she would hurt Zia nor take her own life.”

Police are still investigation the young mother’s death, but said they do not believe anyone else was involved.

The inquest was adjourned until another date.

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