Woman appears in court charged with the murder of her daughter

A woman has appeared in court charged with the murder of her two year-old daughter in Stoke-on-Trent.

The body of Macy Hogan was found at an address on Packett Street in Fenton on Monday.

19 year-old Cody-Anne Jackson, appeared before magistrates in Newcastle this morning and has been remanded in custody to appear at Stafford Crown Court next week.

Detective Inspector Dan Ison, Senior Investigating Officer, said: "Our investigation into this tragic incident is ongoing and we are doing all we can to support those affected. 

"I can confirm the 22-year-old man arrested in connection with this matter has now been released from bail without charge. He is no longer part of the investigation." 

A cordon remains in place at the Packett Street address whilst inquiries continue.

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