Teenager charged with murder of girlfriend just weeks after baby son is born
A 17-year-old girl has been murdered just weeks after giving birth to her first child.
Sophie Smith was found with serious injuries at a house in Leeds on Friday morning and was pronounced dead in hospital.
Her boyfriend, 18-year-old Morgan Banks, was arrested and charged by police following the incident.
It comes just weeks after Sophie had given birth to their child Harrison on September 6.
Facebook He has since been charged with the teenager's murder.
West Yorkshire Police confirmed on Saturday that an 18-year-old has been charged and will appear before magistrates on Monday.
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