Baby death: Woman remanded

An 18-year-old woman has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with causing the death of a four-month-old baby girl at an address in Bow, east London.

Baby taken to hospital from an address in Bow

  • The baby was taken to hospital by ambulance from an address in Bow on Friday
  • London Ambulance Service contacted police at 5.30pm due to the condition of the girl. She was dead by 5.45pm
  • The woman, who has not been named by the police, was arrested on Saturday and later charged

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Woman facing court over baby death in east London

An 18-year-old woman is due to appear in court in east London today charged with causing the death of a four-month-old baby girl. She is charged with causing the death of a child and the wilful neglect of three children, which includes the dead baby.

She is due to appear in custody at Thames Magistrates' Court in east London
She is due to appear in custody at Thames Magistrates' Court in east London Credit: Press Assocation