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Woman charged with murdering three-year-old boy in Nottinghamshire

Written by on 14/08/2021

A woman has been charged with murdering a three-year-old boy who was found with serious injuries at a home in Nottinghamshire.

Leila Picker, 22, of Main Road, Jacksdale, was arrested earlier this week.

Nottinghamshire Police were called to a house in Main Road, Jacksdale, on 7 August and found the boy, who was badly hurt.

He was taken to hospital but died two days later.

Detective Inspector Steve Wragg, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This is a tragic incident that has seen a boy lose his life.

“We have been working hard to establish the circumstances around the boy’s death and have now charged a woman with murder.

“We would reassure the public that we believe the incident was isolated and contained within a house on Main Road, and that we are now not looking for anyone else as our investigation continues.

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“Our thoughts are with the child’s family, who have asked for privacy during this incredibly difficult time.”

Ms Picker will appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Saturday.

 Sky News

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