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Woman accused of murdering schoolgirl Emily Jones, 7, in court

By Joanne Rowe

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    Emily Jones, a seven-year-old pupil at Markland Hill Primary School died a short time after being stabbed on Mothers' Day.
  • Emily had been playing on her scooter in Queens Park, Bolton,
  • Eltiona Skana, aged 30, of Ernest Street, Bolton, was arrested for Emily's murder and detained under the Mental Health Act.
  • Skana is appearing at Manchester Crown Court for the plea hearing via a video link from Rampton Hall secure hospital.
  • The hearing is due to begin at 2.15pm today