Teenager remanded in custody over death of seven-year-old girl
The 15-year-old girl appeared at court in York on Wednesday charged with Katie Rough's murder.
A teenage girl has been remanded into secure accommodation by magistrates after she was charged with the murder of seven-year-old Katie Rough.
The 15-year-old appeared at York Magistrates Court on Wednesday charged with Katie's murder and with possession of an offensive weapon.
Katie was found lying in a playing field near Alness Drive, Woodthorpe with "life-threatening injuries" on Monday afternoon.
She later died in hospital.
Members of the victim's family attended the court hearing.
Away from court, Tracey Ralph, Katie's headteacher at Westfield Primary School, said the seven-year-old's death was a "terrible loss" and remembered her as "a kind and thoughtful child who was well liked by both pupils and staff".