A woman will go on trial later this year charged with manslaughter and preventing the burial of a corpse in connection with the discovery a young boy’s body.
Amanda Hutton, 42, appeared at Bradford Crown Court with her son, Tariq Khan, 24, who is also accused of preventing the burial of a body.
The pair were arrested in connection with the discovery of the decomposed body of four-and-a-half-year-old Hamza Khan at a house in Bradford, West Yorkshire, more than a year ago.
Police were called to the house in the Heaton area of the city in September 2011.
Hutton is also facing a number of other charges.
Hutton, of Farcliffe Road, Bradford, and Khan, of Bradford Road, Bradford, were told by the Recorder of Bradford, Judge Roger Thomas QC, that their trial date had been fixed for September 16.
They were given conditional bail and told to appear again at Bradford Crown Court on May 29 for a plea and case management hearing.