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Woman Faces Court Over Baby Girl's Death
A woman is due to appear before magistrates in east London charged with causing the death of a four-month-old girl.
The 18-year-old suspect faces charges of causing or allowing the death of the child and wilful neglect of three children, including the dead baby.
The girl died on October 4 after being taken to hospital by ambulance from an address in Bow, east London.
The London Ambulance Service contacted the police due to the condition of the girl in hospital at 5.30pm. She was dead by 5.45pm.
Police have launched an investigation into the circumstances of the child's death, led by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command.
A special post-mortem examination will also be held.
The woman, who has not been named, was arrested and taken into custody on Saturday.
She will appear at Thames Magistrates' Court today.