Stretton woman accused of stamping to death her daughter ‘had not fed her for a WEEK’

A mother accused of stamping her baby daughter to death with her ex-boyfriend said she had not fed the toddler for a week before she died, a court heard today.

Kathryn Smith, 23, who is accused of murdering 21-month-old Ayeeshia Jane Smith with her former partner Matthew Rigby, 22 on May 1 2014.

Days before she sent a text to her mother saying: ‘AJ’s sat in her room crying because she’s been hungry and for over a week I’ve not been able to feed her.’

When she died Ayeeshia only had traces of crisps and a chocolate biscuit in her stomach.  

Victim: Ayeeshia Jane Smith (pictured) had not been fed for a week before she died, her mother said, blaming a lack of money

Victim: Ayeeshia Jane Smith (pictured) had not been

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