A three-year-old girl allegedly murdered by her 'uncaring' mother and the woman's boyfriend was found by a trainee paramedic lying dead next to a bed, a court has heard.
Kaylee-Jayde Priest died from serious chest and abdominal injuries and was found at the flat where she lived with her mother, Nicola Priest, on August 9 last year.
An ambulance crew had been sent to the scene following a call about a child aged under five having a cardiac arrest, Birmingham Crown Court was told.
Ambulance technician Caitlin Harper said the bedroom where Kaylee-Jayde Priest was located in had a 'dirty mattress,' with no carpet or curtains and a light that did not work.
Kaylee-Jayde's mother Nicola Priest, 22, who is on trial for murder, was sat on the bed in a 'distressed' state and cried out 'I don't think she is alive', jurors heard.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Callum Redfern, 21, who is from Dudley, is also accused of murder.
Kaylee-Jayde Priest was found dead at the flat where she lived with her mother in Birmingham
Her mother Nicola Priest, 22, and 21-year-old Callum Redfern deny murdering the little girl
Miss Harper said she and her colleague arrived at Priest's then address, in Kingshurst, Solihull, at 11.17am on August 9 last year.
Miss Harper, who was giving evidence, said: 'She [Priest] was distressed and crying. She was crying out 'I don't think she is alive'.
'The little girl was on the floor next to the bed. CPR wasn't needed. It was apparent she had been dead for some time.'
The ambulance crew put defibrillator pads on Kaylee-Jayde to detect signs of life, as part of protocol.
Miss Harper recalled finding 'blood pooling' on the right hand side of the child's