A jury has cleared a nursery school teacher of the death of a toddler in her care.
Sophee Readhead wept as she was declared not guilty of manslaughter or a breach of health and safety.
Three-year-old Lydia Bishop choked to death on her first full day at the York College nursery when she became tangled in a rope on an outdoor slide.
York College nursery has been found guilty of one charge of a health and safety breach
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The victim, a Leeds woman aged in her fifties, was walking her animal along Bootham in York on Friday evening at around 8pm.