Woman, 38, is accused of murdering a year-old girl who died 10 years ago after feeling unwell at home
- Katie Tidmarsh, now 38, is accused of killing year-old Ruby Thompson in 2012
- Leicestershire Police said the baby died in hospital two days after falling ill
- Tidmarsh was charged with murder and appeared before the judge today
- The accused is due to appear at Leicester Crown Court this afternoon
A 38-year-old woman has been charged with murder over the death of a child nearly a decade ago.
Katie Tidmarsh is accused of killing one-year-old Ruby Thompson after the teen felt unwell at her home address in Leicester on August 11, 2012, Leicestershire Police said.
The force said Ruby was taken to the hospital but died two days later.
Katie Tidmarsh, 38, will appear at Leicester Crown Court today (pictured) charged with killing one-year-old Ruby Thompson in August 2012
Tidmarsh, from Station Road, Littlethorpe, Leicester, has been charged with murder and appeared before the city magistrates today.
The accused is due to appear at Leicester Crown Court on Monday afternoon.
Police said that in November 2012 two people were arrested as part of the investigation but later released without further action.