Police charge man with murder of three-year-old in Sheffield, UK
Monday, February 11, 2013
In the United Kingdom, have charged a 30-year-old man with murder over the death of a 3-year-old girl in the city of . The man, who has been identified as Delroy Catwell by Sheffield newspaper , was charged yesterday evening and appeared today at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court.
In thedistrict of Sheffield, where Catwell also resides, the girl was transported by ambulance to Sheffield Children’s Hospital Friday night. Her death in the hospital occurred at approximately 0020 Saturday.
Sioned-Mair Richards ofsaid "[i]t is a tragedy to lose a child at any age". The Shiregreen councillor described the district as "the kind of community where everyone knows each other," adding: "I am sure everyone will offer lots of support." Peter Rippon, also a Shiregreen councillor, described local residents as "shocked and saddened". He also said "[t]he whole community’s thoughts will be with this little girl’s family today."
During the weekend, officers questioned nearby residents about any suspicious activity they had witnessed recently. The house the child was picked up from remains cordoned off and is currently being guarded by police.
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