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Woman charged with murder of 18-month-old who fell from sixth-floor flat window in Bradford

Police were called to the Newcastle House block of flats at 5.10pm on Saturday evening.

A police officer leaves Newcastle House in Bradford, where the 18-month-old baby died following a fall from a sixth-floor window.
A police officer leaves Newcastle House in Bradford, where the 18-month-old baby died following a fall from a sixth-floor window.
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A WOMAN HAS been charged with the murder of an 18-month-old boy who fell from a sixth-floor window.

West Yorkshire Police charged Gemma Proctor (23) from Barkerend Road, Bradford later today with the murder of Eliot Proctor (18 months) on Saturday.

Police were called to the Newcastle House block of flats at 5.10pm on Saturday evening.

According to the BBC, West Yorkshire Police said that it ”quickly became apparent” the boy had died by the time officers arrived.

Police said that enquiries into the incident are still ongoing by the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team.

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