Woman charged with murder after child death

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A 23-year-old woman has been charged following the death of a seven-year-old girl in Bestwood Park, police have revealed.

Kay-Ann Morris, of Beckhampton Road in Bestwood Park, is charged with murder. She will remain in police custody until her appearance before Nottingham magistrates on Monday 4th August, a Nottinghamshire Police spokesman said.

The girl, whose body was discovered at a house in Beckhampton Road on Thursday (31st July), has yet to be formally identified.

A Home Office post-mortem examination established the preliminary cause of death to be a head injury.

A 47-year-old man, who was also arrested in connection with the death, has been released without further action.

If you have any information which could help the inquiry contact the incident room on 0115 8445012 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.