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