A woman is due to appear in court charged in connection with the death of her daughter.

Two-year-old Maya Louise Chappell died in hospital in September, two days after being found in a critical condition at an address in Shotton Colliery.

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The Northern Echo: Maya Louise ChappellMaya Louise Chappell (Image: Contributor)

Dana Carr, 24, formerly of Shotton Colliery, is due to appear before Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court today charged with allowing the death of a child and a second charge of child cruelty.

Michael Daymond, also formerly of Shotton Colliery, was charged with murder in October of last year.

The 26-year-old is due to make his next appearance before Teesside Crown Court on Friday.

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