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Woman remanded in custody over Birmingham 'acid' death

Iman Omar Yousef
Iman Omar Yousef appeared before magistrates earlier this week

A woman has appeared at crown court charged with the murder of a young girl, believed to be her daughter.

Police said they have not established how Alia Jama, three, died but a hazardous chemical, thought to be a kind of acid, was found in her home.

Iman Omar Yousef, 24, from Birmingham, appeared at the city's crown court on Friday was remanded in custody to reappear at a later date.

Alia was found at a house in Milverton Road, Erdington, on Saturday evening.

Tests are continuing to identify the substance found at the house.

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