Leeds & West Yorkshire

Parents in court over baby's death in Cleckheaton

The parents of a four-month-old girl have appeared in court in Huddersfield charged with her manslaughter.

Kayleigh Mai Sheard's body was found at her home in Scholes, Cleckheaton on Monday.

Daniel Sheard, 21, and Lucy Damen, 19, of Foldings Avenue, Scholes, were remanded in custody by magistrates.

The couple are due at Leeds Crown Court on 17 October to face charges of manslaughter and causing or allowing their daughter's death.

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