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