A Gloucestershire woman has been charged with murdering a newborn baby.
18-year-old Paris Mayo, of Ruardean, was arrested by detectives this morning (Monday, 4 April).
The defendant has been charged with the murder of a newborn baby in Herefordshire in 2019.
Mayo is due to appear before Kidderminster Magistrates’ Court today.
In a statement in 2019, police superintendent Sue Thomas said: “Police were called at around 8.40am Sunday 24 March to reports of a concern for welfare for a newborn baby at a property in Ross-on-Wye.
“On attendance, the body of a baby was discovered. The baby’s next of kin and the coroner have been informed.
“The death is being treated as suspicious and investigations are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding the baby’s death.
“A 15-year-old girl from Ross-on-Wye has been arrested in connection with this incident and has been released on police bail while investigations are ongoing.”
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