Facebook: Karla James's death revealed to mother

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A mother who discovered on Facebook that her daughter had died after police had failed to contact her has made an official complaint.

Cheryl Jones, 49, from Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, saw a post on the social networking site which said: "She's died. RIP Karla".

Karla James, 30, had died at her home nearby at 20:17 BST on July 23 but Ms Jones was not informed until 23:38 BST.

Gwent Police said an investigation into Ms Jones's complaint was ongoing.

Caroline Evans reports.

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