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Appeals on anniversary of toddler's mystery death

Image taken from CCTV footage shows the toddler in Lidl minutes before she died Credit: West Midlands Police

Police investigating the mystery death of a Coventry toddler are re-appealing for information on the first anniversary of her death.

Three-year-old Mariam Alam died in hospital from fatal head injuries on 30 November 2011 after paramedics were called to her auntie's house in Fisher Road, Foleshill.

A 35-year-old mand and two women aged 32 and 25 were arrested and later bailed but no-one has been charged over the toddler's death.

Police have released CCTV footage for the first time of Mariam with her mother in a nearby Lidl store minutes before her death.

To watch the CCTV of Mariam click here.

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Nottingham care home closed for investigation

A residential home in Nottingham has closed after serious concerns were raised about the standard of its care. All 28 residents have been housed elsewhere.

Nottinghamshire Police, the City Council and the Care Quality Commission have launched investigations into the allegations at the privately owned Autumn Grange residential home

We tried to contact to Sherwood Rise Limited but no-one from the company was available for comment.

Nottingham City Council said in a statement:

"The council is considering its options as a result of the breach of contract by the provider at Autumn Grange. This action could include recovery of all costs incurred in the process of managing the transfer to new provision and any consequent costs that result from termination of the contract."

Further arrests in connection with Sandwell teen murder

Two further arrests have been made in connection with the death of Sandwell teenager Ben Morutare.

Police say two males were arrested on suspicion of violent disorder yesterday, a 16-year-old from Smethwick and a 17-year-old from Edgbaston.

Both males have been bailed pending further enquiries.

Officers are continuing to trace three outstanding people seen in CCTV footage as part of their investigation into the death of 16-year-old Ben who was stabbed on 28 July.

Ten of the thirteen people have now been identified.

A 17-year-old has been charged with Ben's murder but police say the investigation is ongoing.

Two other teenagers have been charged with violent disorder, one of whom is also facing a charge of perverting the course of justice.

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