Murder probe after baby's death

A murder investigation is underway after a baby's body was found in a house in Cleckheaton in West Yorkshire.

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Couple in court for baby's manslaughter

A couple are to appear in court this morning, charged with the manslaughter of their baby daughter, after her body was found at a house in Cleckheaton. The discovery was made in a first floor flat on Foldings Avenue on Monday.

Nineteen-year-old Lucy Damen and 21-year old Daniel Sheard have also been charged with causing or allowing the death of four-month-old Kayleigh Mai Sheard.

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Police guard home where baby's body discovered

Police are guarding a house in Cleckheaton where a baby's body was discovered earlier. Credit: ITV Calendar

Police are guarding a home in West Yorkshire where a baby's body was found earlier. A murder inquiry is underway following the discovery at an address on Foldings Avenue in Cleckheaton.

A 19 year old woman and 21 year old man have been arrested and are being questioned.

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