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  • 3 August 2014, 20:31

Woman Charged With Murder Of Girl, 7

A woman has been charged with murdering a seven-year-old girl in Nottingham.

Nottinghamshire Police said Kay-Ann Morris, 23, would appear before magistrates on Monday accused of killing the girl, who has yet to be formally identified.

Her body was found at a house in Beckhampton Road, Bestwood Park, Nottingham, at around 5.10am on Thursday.

Police say concerns had been raised for her welfare.

A police spokesman said Morris, of Beckhampton Road, would remain in police custody until her court appearance.

A post-mortem examination established the preliminary cause of the girl's death as a head injury, the spokesman added.

Officers investigating the death also arrested a 47-year-old man, who has been released without charge.

Anyone with information can call police on 0115 8445012 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.