Dawn Makin admits manslaughter of daughter Chloe Burke

A woman from Greater Manchester has admitted stabbing her four-year-old daughter to death.

Chloe Burke was found dead in a bedroom of a house on Lea Mount Drive, Bury, in February 2011. Post-mortem tests showed she had died from multiple stab wounds.

At Preston Crown Court, Dawn Makin, 35, admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

She was bailed to live at Floyd Unit, Birch Hill Hospital, Rochdale, and will be sentenced on 30 August.

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