27/09/2007

Teenager In Court Over Toddler's Death

A teenage boy has appeared in court charged with the murder of a toddler in North Yorkshire earlier this year.

The 22-month-old boy died from head injuries in hospital on May 17 after being taken there from a home on Maple Drive in Scarborough.

The 17-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has also been charged with two sexual offences.

He appeared before Scarborough magistrates on Thursday, where he was remanded in custody to appear before Scarborough Youth Court on Tuesday.

(KMcA)


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