TWO women have been charged with causing or allowing the death of a child following the death of a 16-month-old baby girl in Keighley.

Frankie Smith, 19, of Halifax Road, Keighley, and Savanna Brockhill, 27, of Ashbourne Road, Bradford, appeared at Bradford Magistrates this afternoon.

Both have been remanded into custody to appear at Bradford Crown Court on Monday, October 26.

The little girl, Star Alicia Hobson, was taken to hospital on September 22, but was sadly pronounced deceased a short time later.

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