Grace Thorpe: Man, 26, charged with murder of two-year-old

A 26-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of Grace Thorpe.

The two-year-old died two days after she suffered injuries in a home in New Marske, east Cleveland.

Paramedics were called on Tuesday morning to Dale Street and the toddler was transferred to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary for treatment, where she died yesterday.

The man is due to appear at Teesside Magistrates’ Court today.

The Northern Echo | Teesside