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The jury in the trial of a mother blamed of killing two of her babies by choking them today resigned to consider its verdicts A seven-year-old young lady seen Margaret Smith, 37, setting a pad over her child son’s head what’s more, covering him to d

The jury in the trial of a mother blamed of killing two of her babies by choking them today resigned to consider its verdicts
A seven-year-old young lady seen Margaret Smith, 37, setting a pad over her child son’s head what’s more, covering him to death, Leeds Crown Court was told
The girl, who is presently 15 what’s more, can’t be named for lawful reasons, said she was lying in the same bed at the point when she saw four-month-old Keith Smith kicking his legs what’s more, heard him crying under the pillow
Andrew Campbell QC, prosecuting, said the young lady had been remaining with Smith what’s more, her at that point husband, Kevin Smith senior, that night what’s more, had inquired in the event that she could rest at the base of their bed
When the young lady inquired Smith what she was doing to child Keith, Smith answered that she was “just feeding” her baby
Moments later, the young lady said she saw the baby’s legs stop kicking what’s more, was told the next morning that he had died
Smith, in the past of Coltman Street, Hull, denies killing child Keith at an address in St John’s Grove, Hull, on September 16, 1994
She too argued not liable to the kill of five-and-a-half-month-old Kelly Brannan at an address in 10th Avenue, Hull, on July 1, 1992
Mr Campbell told the jury that both passings were initially recorded as Sudden Newborn child Demise Disorder or, then again bed demise after post-mortem examinations fizzled to appear a characteristic cause of death
It was as it were in September 2000 at the point when the young lady told police what she had seen that an broad police request was launched, Mr Campbell added
According to doctors, both babies showed up to be “normal healthy” kids some time recently their deaths, be that as it may Smith guaranteed that Kelly had been unwell discontinuously what’s more, that Keith had been enduring “fits”
During the two-week trial, Smith told the jury she did not cover her babies what’s more, said the young lady who guaranteed to have seen her slaughtering Keith had not been remaining at her house that night

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