British teen charged for posting racial comment over 3-yr-old's death

Jan 28, 2014, 14:36 IST | Agencies

The three-year-old Indian-origin toddler was found dead, two days after he had gone missing from his home

A teenager in Britain was charged for allegedly posting a racially offensive comment on social media site Facebook about the death of an Indian-origin toddler in Scotland.

Warren Butler, 19, of Cumbria in North West England bordering Scotland, has been charged with improper use of a communications network in connection with the death of Mikaeel Kular, the Mirror reported .

Butler has been bailed to attend the Aldershot Magistrates' Court Feb 13.

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Three-year-old Mikaeel had gone missing from his home after his mother, Rosdeep, apparently put him to bed in their flat in Scotland's capital Edinburgh at 9 p.m. Jan 15.

Mikaeel's body was found in the Fife area two days later, 30 miles from Edinburgh.

Rosdeep has been charged with the murder of her son.

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