Child's Death "Preventable"

A report into how authorities dealt with a 3 year old girl who was killed by her mother, has found that the child's death could have been prevented.

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Police and social workers criticised over child's death

Police and social workers have been criticised over the death of a three year old girl who was killed by her mentally ill mother. Alia Ahmed Jama was found dead at her home in Birmingham.

Her mother's relatives and even her solicitor told police about her mental problems.

Social workers were told about Alia and categorised her as a high priority - but it took them eight days to go to see her.

The next day, she was dead.

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