Ayeeshia Jane Smith
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Ayeeshia Jane Smith: 999 call by mother and stepfather

An emergency call has been made public of a mother who murdered her toddler claiming to attempt to revive her, with help from her partner.

Ayeeshia Jane Smith, aged 21 months, died of a tear to her heart at the family's home in Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, in May 2014.

Her mother Kathryn Smith, 23, has been convicted of her murder. Smith's ex-partner Matthew Rigby, 22, was cleared of murder but convicted of causing or allowing Ayeeshia's death,

A Home Office pathologist had told the Birmingham Crown Court jury the child's injuries were consistent with stamping or crushing.

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