21/08/2019

Woman Charged With Murder Of Two-Year-Old In Cork City

A woman has been charged in connection with the murder of two-year-old Santina Cawley in Cork city last month.

According to reports, the woman (35) has been arrested and charged following an extensive investigation into the child's death.

Santina was found critically injured at a flat on the Boreenmanna Road in the city on 5th July.

She died at Cork University Hospital. A post-mortem examination carried out at the hospital ruled the child's death as murder.

However, it has now been revealed that the findings were not previously released for "operational reasons".

It is understood that the woman will appear in court today, Wednesday 21 August.


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