Man charged with murder after new mum found dead in Leeds LATEST

a Leeds man has been charged with murdering the teenage mother of a newborn baby.

Morgan Banks, 18, was yesterday (October 15) charged in connection with the death of 17-year-old Sophie Smith.
Miss Smith, the mother of a five-week-old baby boy, was found with serious injuries when police were called to a terraced house on Tempest Road in the Beeston area of south Leeds just before 5am on Friday.
Miss Smith was taken to hospital where she died a short time later.

Sophie Smith

Sophie Smith

Banks, of Whitfield Square, Leeds has been charged with murder and will appear at Leeds Magistrates Court on Monday.

The scene on Tempest Road, Beeston. PIC: Tony Johnson

The scene on Tempest Road, Beeston. PIC: Tony Johnson

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