Mother charged with murder of Onehunga girl

  • 06/07/2016
The house in Onehunga where the girl was killed (Newshub.)
The house in Onehunga where the girl was killed (Newshub.)

A woman accused of murdering a four-year-old girl in Auckland can now be named as her mother.

Maggie Renee Watson was found dead in her Onehunga home in August last year.

Lawyers for her 44-year-old mother Evelyn Sen - who is charged with charged with the girl's murder - appeared on her behalf in the High Court at Auckland on Wednesday.

A suppression on Sen's name was lifted by Justice Graham Lang.

A trial date has been set down for November and she has been remanded in custody.

NZN