Teenage girl accused of murdering young girl in Gunnedah region in July 2020 was mentally impaired, trial hears on opening day

Anna Falkenmire
By Anna Falkenmire
Updated November 15 2021 - 7:30am, first published 7:00am
TRIAL START: The teenager pleaded not guilty to murder after a young girl was found dead at a property near Gunnedah. Photo: Jessica Worboys

THE teenager accused of murdering a young girl at a property near Gunnedah was mentally unwell at the time, the court heard at the opening day of her trial.

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Anna Falkenmire

Anna Falkenmire

Journalist

Anna Falkenmire is a senior journalist at the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth, reporting mostly on court and crime. Story tips are always welcome at afalkenmire@northerndailyleader.com.au and you can keep up with her stories via @annafalky on Twitter.

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