15 year old charged with murder after cutting throat of 7 year Katie Rough

- 1/12/2017
Shock and horror have gripped a neighborhood in York after the gruesome killing of a litte girl. 

In an incident that shook up a community, and raised disturbing questions about our perceived 'safe environments' a teenager has 
7 year old Katie rough found with her throat cut
Little Katie Rough 
been charged with murder after a 7 year-old girl was found dead with her throat cut.

The murder took place just an hour after she finished school.

Little Katie Rough was found down an alleyway with life-threatening injuries after police were called to an address in the Woodthorpe area of York on Monday. She died shortly in hospital.

Investigations have led to the arrest of a 15-year-old girl in connection with the killing. She has now been charged with both murder and being in possession of an offensive weapon.
Teenager charged with murder of 7 year old girl
Alley where she was found dying
She will appear before magistrates in York at 10am today.

Katie was discovered by dog walkers as she lay dying from the gash in her throat.

The young child who had just been a bridesmaid at her mum's wedding just 2 weeks ago was was found down this alleyway in the neighbourhood.

The 15-year-old murder suspect remains in Police Custody and is continuing to be questioned by specially trained officers. The family of Katie have said they are devasted by this tragic event. Her mum who had desperately tried to save her life in vain after she was found dying is distraught.The family asks for their privacy to be respected at this trying time

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