Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Le'veah, the Baby Girl Who Died after Falling out of Bed ; Tragic Eight-Month Old Was Found Not Breathing, Lying on Top of a Plastic Bag

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Le'veah, the Baby Girl Who Died after Falling out of Bed ; Tragic Eight-Month Old Was Found Not Breathing, Lying on Top of a Plastic Bag

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THIS is tragic Le'veah Stacey Herbert who died after falling from a bed.

The eight-month-old baby was found lying on top of a plastic bag on the floor of her home in Gorton following the fall.

Neighbours spoke of their shock and described Le'veah as a 'lovely baby'.

It is understood her mother Shannon has not been back to the rented terraced house since the day it happened.

Neighbour Claire Evans, 29, said: "I saw the ambulance arriving. It's just tragic. She was a very friendly, smiley and happy baby. She was always well turned out by her mum.

"She seemed a nice girl.

I used to see them walking past my house."

Another neighbour said: "I didn't know them very well but I used to see them in the street. It is very sad."

In tributes on social networking sites, one friend said: "Precious angel gone to soon sleep tight beautiful."

It is understood Shannon had entered her daughter into an online 2014 Cutest Baby contest.

Police launched an investigation and a post mortem examination has failed to establish a cause of death although it is understood asphyxiation has been ruled out. …

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