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Mylee Billingham: Father has charged with murder of eight-year-old girl

Mylee Billingham suffered from a single stable wound to her chest, she was at home with her father she was rushed to hospital but later died.

Police have today charged Mylee’s father with her murder, she was aged just eight years old.

Police and Paramedics responded to an emergency call on January 20th 2018 she was discovered with a single knife wound in her own home.

She was rushed to hospital and was pronounced dead a short time later.

A post-mortem examination on 22 January confirmed Mylee had suffered a single stab wound to the chest.

Her father 54-year-old William Billingham was arrested at the time of the incident, but also suffered serious injury and required hospital treatment.

He was discharged from hospital on February 9th and taken immediately into police custody.

He will appear at Wolverhampton Magistrates Court on Monday.

Billingham was taken into police custody to be interviewed after being discharged on 9 February.

He is due to appear at Wolverhampton Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

 

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