Murder charge after girl, two, dies

A man's been charged with murder after the death of a two year old girl in Blackpool.

Kacey Hambleton had suffered a number of serious injuries.

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Murder charge after two year old girl dies

A man's been charged with murder after the death of a two year old girl in Blackpool.

Kacey Hambleton had suffered a number of serious injuries.

Police were called by the ambulance service to a house on Granby Avenue, Blackpool, on Thursday where Kacey was reported to have been found unresponsive.

She was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital but later transferred by air ambulance to Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool in a critical condition.

She died there yesterday.

Connor Gibson, 23, of Melrose Avenue, Blackpool has been charged with murder and will make his first appearance at Blackpool Magistrates Court tomorrow.

A 23 year old woman from Blackpool was arrested on suspicion of murder and has been bailed until Tuesday 8 July.

“This is a terribly tragic incident where a little girl has sadly lost her fight for life and I am determined to find out exactly what has happened to her and how she has come to acquire injuries so serious that they have proven fatal.

“I personally encourage anyone who may have any information about little Kacey and the days leading up to her death to come forward to help us in what has now developed into a murder investigation.”

– Detective Chief Inspector Andy Gilbert, Lancashire Police

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