Teenager who killed Katie Rough given hospital order for more psychiatric tests


Judge sentences ‘extremely troubled’ girl, 16, who smothered and stabbed to death seven-year-old Katie to be detained for 12 weeks

An “extremely troubled and damaged teenager” who smothered and stabbed to death a seven-year-girl to see if she was a robot has been ordered to be detained in a specialist hospital under the Mental Health Act.

The 16-year-old girl, who cannot be named, broke down in tears as she appeared by video link at Leeds crown court on Thursday morning.

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Article by Josh Halliday North of England correspondent, Read more on https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/sep/07/teenager-who-killed-katie-rough-given-hospital-order-for-more-psychiatric-tests

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