Woman charged over death of boy, 5, in Alva

Police in Carnaughton Place, Alva, Clackmanshire, Scotland, beside tributes for a five-year-old boy who died in the area. Picture: Hemedia

Police in Carnaughton Place, Alva, Clackmanshire, Scotland, beside tributes for a five-year-old boy who died in the area. Picture: Hemedia

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A WOMAN has been charged with murder after the death of a five-year-old boy.

Farai Chirashi or Chiriseri also faces a charge of assault following the death of the child at a house in Alva, Clackmannanshire, on Friday.

No plea was made when the case called at Alloa Sheriff Court yesterday in the 32-year-old’s absence, the Crown Office said.

The case was continued for further examination and an assessment order was made.

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