Paris Mayo, an 18-year-old woman, has appeared in court after being accused of killing her baby.
Mayo, who was only 15 years old at the time, is accused of killing the newborn in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, in March 2019.
During the brief hearing in Worcester Crown Court today, the kid accused of murder sobbed. She was remanded in custody and ordered to appear in court again next month.
According to reports, police were dispatched to the home at around 8.40 a.m. on March 24, 2019, after a report of a welfare concern.
Tragically the body of a baby was discovered at the property and Mayo was arrested. Superintendent Sue Thomas said at the time;
“Police were called 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.”