'We have sent specialist family liaison officers to support the family. This is a family's worst nightmare. The incident is horrendous and I cannot begin to imagine what the family of this little girl are going through.
'We are determined to quickly understand how this came to happen, leaving a young family so distraught and so devastated in an instant.'At least he didn't trot out the cliched 'these events are very rare'.
Because they aren't, are they?