Tuesday, 17 March 2009 - 10:13am |
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Woman charged over toddler's death

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A woman will appear in court later today charged with the murder of 3-year-old Cherish Tahuri-Wright.

Cherish died at Wellington Hospital on Wednesday, February 18; the day after being found with head injuries at a house in Ahuru Street, Marton.

This morning a 56-year-old woman from Marton has been charged with murder and will be appearing at Wanganui District Court later today.

The parents of Cherish have been informed of the charges.

A team of about 20 officers had been working on the investigation. This has now been scaled down to two officers who will oversee the remaining enquiries and the prosecution.

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