Katie Rough murder case: Girl, 15, appears in court

Katie Rough murder case: Girl, 15, appears in court

A 15-year-old girl has appeared in court charged with the murder of seven-year-old Katie Rough.

The teenager was arrested after Katie was found seriously injured on a playing field in York on Monday. She later died in hospital.

The girl was remanded in custody by York magistrates and is due to appear at Leeds Crown Court on Friday.

She has also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon, a knife.


Katie was found by police after they were called to Alness Drive, in the Woodthorpe area of the city, on Monday afternoon.

She was taken to hospital but died a short time later.



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