– Detective Chief Inspector Phil Reade
Kaiya's death was an absolutely tragedy. She was a happy young girl with her whole life ahead of her. Her death has left a huge hole in her family's life that can never ever be filled.
This family has suffered immeasurably over the past year and our thoughts and sympathies are with Kaiya's family as they continue to try and come to terms with her tragic death.
A woman who suffocated her four-year-old daughter has been sentenced to an indefinite hospital order.
Chantelle Blake, of Garthorne Close, Moss Side, pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility at Manchester Crown Court, Crown Square.