West Molesey mother charged after death of baby

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A 19-year-old mother has been charged following the death of her eight-month-old daughter in Surrey.

Shannan Woods, of Pool Close, West Molesey, is charged with causing or allowing the death of a child in December.

The baby was pronounced dead after being taken to St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey on 18 December.

Surrey Police said Ms Woods was due to appear at North Surrey Magistrates' Court on 6 July.

A post-mortem examination on the child revealed the cause of death was immersion.

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