A woman has been sentenced following the death of her daughter in Bury
August 30, 2012, 1:10 pm
A woman has been sentenced following the death of her daughter in Bury.
Dawn Makin (12/05/1977) of Lea Mount Drive, Bury, pleaded guilty to manslaughter at an earlier hearing and today, Thursday 30 August 2012, was jailed for 12 years at Preston Crown Court.
Shortly before 6.50pm on Thursday 17 February 2011, police were called to a house on Lea Mount Drive, Bury, following a call of concern for welfare after an ambulance was called.
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Officers attended and discovered four-year-old Chloe Burke’s body in a bedroom.
A post mortem examination revealed the cause of death to be multiple stab wounds.
Detective Chief Inspector Joanne Rawlinson said: “This is a very tragic case that has resulted in a young girl losing her life and our thoughts remain with Chloe’s family, who are understandably still very upset by what happened.”