Mother of slain 16-y-o Manchester girl charged

Friday, February 15, 2013

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MANDEVILLE, Manchester — The Manchester police have confirmed that the mother of 16-year-old Martha Byrowe, who was found dead at her home Wednesday, was charged Friday evening.

She was slapped with charges for breaches of the Child Care and Protection Act.

According to reports, Byrowe, a grade 10 student of the Cross Keys High School, lived at a house in the Top Albion community with a man in his 30s, said to be her lover.?
Her mother lived at another house in the same community.

Neighbours on Wednesday found Byrowe with stab wounds to her head at the house she shared with the man, identified as Bruce.

Bruce, the main suspect in the killing, is now on the run and is being sought by the police.

Byrowe’s mother who was taken into custody Friday afternoon is now on bail and is scheduled to appear in court on February 27.


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