BREAKING: Jasmine Kang charged with murdering her 10-year-old daughter Shay Kang

Tuesday 5 March 2024

Jaskirat Kaur, also known as Jasmine Kang, has been charged with murdering her 10-year-old daughter Shay Kang, whose body was found in Rowley Regis on Monday, West Midlands Police said.

She will appear before Wolverhampton Magistrates’ Court later on Wednesday.

Officers found the child with injuries at an address in Robin Close, Rowley Regis, at around 12.10pm on Monday.

She was confirmed dead at the scene.

Jasmine Kang has been charged with murdering her 10-year-old daughter Shay Kang.

Detective Inspector Dan Jarratt said: “A young girl has tragically lost her life and our thoughts are with her loved ones and all those impacted by this terrible passing.

“We know how shocking and distressing this will be for the community and we’ll continue to have a police presence and offer our support in the area over the coming days"

Shay was a pupil at Brickhouse Primary School, which paid tribute to the “bright” child through West Midlands Police.

In a statement, the school said: “Our school is deeply saddened by the tragic death of one of our children.

“Shay was a bright, happy, fun-loving child who was well liked by all, and she will be very sadly missed by everyone.

“School is the heart of the community and we have already begun working with our children and staff to support them following this devastating news.”

Det Insp Dan Jarratt, leading the investigation, said: “A young girl has tragically lost her life and our thoughts are with her loved ones and all those impacted by this terrible passing.

“We are working hard to establish what happened and our investigation has made good progress.

“The community has understandably been left shocked by what’s happened, and we’ll continue to have a police presence and offer our support in the area over the coming days.”

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