Mum held as tot dies

The People - - NEWS FEATURES - By John Kelly

A MOTHER was ar­rested af­ter her three-year-old daugh­ter was found dead, it emerged yes­ter­day.

Carly Ann Har­ries, 37, was be­ing quizzed af­ter the body of tod­dler Amelia was dis­cov­ered at their home.

Of­fi­cers were called to the house, a new three-bed hous­ing as­so­ci­a­tion prop­erty, late on Friday.

As ru­mours swept the area, po­lice ap­pealed for an end to spec­u­la­tion on so­cial me­dia about the death.

Mrs Har­ries was taken into cus­tody from the house in Tre­alaw, South Wales, where she lived with Amelia and two sons.

Chief Supt Do­rian Lloyd said of­fi­cers with spe­cial train­ing were pro­vid­ing the com­mu­nity with sup­port.

Neigh­bour Tyler Saun­ders de­scribed Amelia as a “per­fect lit­tle girl, so lov­ing and full of beans”.

Karen Per­ris said she was a “like a lit­tle doll”.

QUIZ: Carly and Amelia

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