Homicide squad detectives are currently investigating after the body of an eight-year-old boy was discovered in Tootgarook this afternoon.
Officers attended the scene on Alma Street just after 1.30pm.
A 41-year-old woman has been arrested at the scene.
It is believed that the parties were known to each other, according to Victoria Police.
Homicide Squad detectives are currently on their way to the scene.
Police are yet to determine the circumstances of the death, however it is being treated as suspicious at this stage.
Investigators are not currently looking for anyone else in relation to the incident.