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York College fined £175,000 over toddler's death

A nursery worker has been cleared of manslaughter by gross negligence. It's after 3-year-old Lydia Bishop choked to death on her first full day at the York College nursery in 2012.

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Nursery worker cleared over toddler death

A jury has cleared a nursery school teacher of the death of a toddler in her care.

Lydia Bishop

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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