Lancashire

Kacey Hambleton death: Murder accused Connor Gibson remanded

Tributes to Kasey Hambleton
Floral tributes to Kacey Hambleton were left at her home

A man from Blackpool has appeared before magistrates charged with murdering a two-year-old girl.

Connor Gibson, 23, from Melrose Avenue, was remanded in custody to appear at Preston Crown Court on Tuesday.

Police said Kacey Hambleton was found "unresponsive" by emergency crews in Layton on Thursday.

She was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital and then transferred to Liverpool's Alder Hey, where she died on Saturday.

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