Mother still picked up dead girl Hoogeveen

The girl's father began a so-called article 12-procedure for prosecution.

The mother of eight-year-old Sharleyne died in 2015 from Hoogeveen is still held. The 37-year-old woman is suspected of murder or manslaughter, let the public prosecutor Tuesday know.

The girl died after the fall of a flat in 2015. At first it was thought that it was a fatal accident. However, the girl's father believed that and started a so-called article 12-procedure for prosecution. The Court of appeal in Leeuwarden gave the father right.

On the basis of new evidence, such as a new forensic report, the mother Monday. She is brought to trial at the court-appointed receiver, who has to decide about her for judgment.

Sharleyne lived with her mother on the tenth floor of a flat in Hoogeveen. Her body was two years ago on the night of 7 to 8 June down those flat found. Never been established or the girl has been dropped, thrown or jumped. On the basis of witness statements was already earlier established that the mother is, immediately after the fall, on the gallery.