Mum and partner charged with murder of tot, 2, who died in rancid Sighthill home
A MUM has appeared in court charged with neglecting and murdering her two-year-old girl.
It is alleged that Margaret Wade, 36, and partner Marie Sweeney, 35, killed Lauren Wade between July 2014 and March 2015.
Prosecutors say the pair “wilfully ill-treated and neglected” and “assaulted” Lauren, as well as causing her to take drugs.
It is claimed they had kept her in a filthy house in Glasgow’s Sighthill area with insects and dirty nappies.
They are also accused of wilfully neglecting two other children then 10 and seven.
Wade and Sweeney, from Townhead, Glasgow appeared in private at the city’s sheriff court this week, where they made no plea.
They were both granted bail and are expected to appear at the High Court at a later date.
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