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Ayesha Ali death: Woman charged with murder

Police cordon in Broomfield Road
Image caption Ambulance crews pronounced the girl dead at the scene in east London

A second woman has been charged with the murder of an eight-year-old girl who died at a block of flats in east London.

Ayesha Ali died on 29 August at the flats in Chadwell Heath.

Kiki Muddar, 41, of Green Lanes, Ilford, will appear at Barkingside Magistrates Court on Friday charged with the child's murder.

Ayesha's mother Polly Chowdhury, 34, has already been charged over her daughter's death.

She is in custody and will appear at the Old Bailey on 19 November.

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