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A WOMAN who failed to protect her murdered child began an appeal yesterday against a conviction for culpable homicide.
A MOTHER who watched as her baby was murdered will have her appeal against her sentence heard in September.
BOTH John Gray and Carla Nicole Bone were born in Scotland. They also had in common the same short, brutally painful lives, which shame us all.
A WOMAN is making a fresh attempt to be freed from jail pending an appeal against her conviction for failing to protect her murdered child.
A MOTHER sentenced to three and a half years in prison for the culpable homicide of her daughter has given up her second daughter for adoption.
ABERDEENSHIRE councillors are today expected to back proposals for a radical overhaul of the authority’s child protection services, following the murder of baby Carla Nicole Bone.
A MOTHER convicted of doing nothing to prevent the murder of her child is to be freed from jail, after agreeing to keep her background secret from other residents in a bail hostel.
CARLA-Nicole Bone, the child who was murdered by her mother’s boyfriend, slipped through the care net because her case continued to "bubble under" the threshold for formal child protection intervention, Aberdeen councillors were told yesterday.
A MOTHER jailed for failing to stop her boyfriend murdering her baby must wait to discover if she will be freed pending an appeal, after judges yesterday delayed a final decision on bail for two weeks.
THE family of murdered infant Carla-Nicole Bone last night condemned as a "whitewash" a report clearing care workers of any blame for her death.
A YOUNG woman convicted of killing her baby will celebrate her 21st birthday behind bars today amid a bitter custody battle over the future of her second child.
CONVICTED baby killer Alexander McClure was on suicide watch last night after being viciously attacked in prison.
A man who killed a 13-month-old baby girl after subjecting her to a five-month ordeal of physical abuse was today jailed for life, with a recommendation that he serve a minimum of 13 years.
ANDREA Bone broke down in tears yesterday, clutching a pendant containing a picture of her murdered daughter to her lips - as she was convicted of killing the little girl by doing nothing as she was beaten to death.
A MAN accused of murdering a baby girl said he was sorry when police told him she had died, a jury heard yesterday.
A FARMER told yesterday how a small child looked him "straight in the eye" in a poignant plea for help, two weeks before she was allegedly murdered after suffering months of abuse at the hands of her mother and her boyfriend.
A YOUNG mother sobbed as she went on trial yesterday faced with the "extremely unusual" charge of murdering her 13-month-old daughter without harming her.
A YOUNG mother accused of murdering her baby daughter has married the child’s father only days before she is due to go on trial at the High Court.