Child salt poisoning trial

Child salt poisoning trial

English case paves way for woman to appeal salt death-bid conviction

FOR more than six years, Susan Hamilton has lived with the stigma of child abuse. She is ostracised by neighbours, who vividly recall the day in 2000 when she was first accused of attempting to murder a girl aged eight.

'Salt poisoner' agrees to take lie detector test

CONVICTED salt poisoner Susan Hamilton said today she would undergo a groundbreaking lie detector test in her fight to prove her innocence.

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'I want world to know that I'm innocent'

THE photograph on Susan Hamilton's mantelpiece is of a strikingly pretty, long-haired, smiling teenager. Captured on a sunny day out at Edinburgh Zoo, she is grinning broadly, her head thrown back and her hand stretching towards the camera in a cheeky wave.

Woman jailed for poisoning girl, 8, with salt to appeal her conviction

A WOMAN jailed for poisoning an eight-year-old girl by giving her salt is to appeal against her conviction claiming the child's symptoms could have been caused by a drug prescribed by doctors for her to administer at home.

Jailed salt poisoner in appeal over conviction

A WOMAN jailed for poisoning an eight-year-old girl with salt said she hopes that she and the youngster can "start again" after launching an appeal against her conviction.

Man insists jailed wife is innocent

THE husband of a woman who was jailed for poisoning an eight-year-old girl with salt has insisted that she was innocent.

Four years' jail for salt poisoner

AN Edinburgh woman who poisoned an eight-year-old girl with salt was today beginning a four-year prison sentence.

Four years in jail for woman who poisoned girl, eight, with salt

A WOMAN who poisoned an eight-year-old girl with salt, leaving her with permanent brain damage, was jailed for four years yesterday.

4 years for salt poison woman

AN EDINBURGH woman who poisoned an eight-year-old girl with salt was today jailed for four years.

Woman guilty of causing brain damage to girl in salt poisoning

A WOMAN was convicted yesterday of causing brain damage to a girl by poisoning her with salt.

Woman facing prison for salt attacks

A WOMAN convicted of poisoning an Edinburgh girl with overdoses of salt was today waiting to discover whether she will go to prison.

Woman found guilty of salt poison attack

AN Edinburgh woman was found guilty today of poisoning a child with large amounts of salt.

Attempted murder charge dropped in salt poisoning trial

A WOMAN accused of poisoning a young girl with large doses of salt was yesterday cleared of attempted murder.

Court told of 'sinister' salt syringe discovery

A WOMAN accused of deliberately giving an Edinburgh girl dangerous overdoses of salt has denied using a syringe to inject potentially deadly solutions into the child’s body through a tube.

Salt trial woman is cleared of death bid

AN Edinburgh woman accused of over-dosing a little girl with salt was today cleared of attempted murder.

Dad tells of disbelief at salt claims

A TEARFUL father told a court of his agony over allegations that his daughter had been deliberately poisoned with salt.

Tests sparked doctor's fears, salt trial is told

THE trial of an Edinburgh woman accused of trying to poison a little girl with salt has heard how doctors were concerned about the number of times the child’s blood tests showed high levels of sodium.

Murder bid trial told of salt clue find

A PLASTIC syringe found in the kitchen of a woman accused of trying to poison a little girl was encrusted with salt, a court has heard.

Child given excessive amounts of salt was 'poisoned'

SAMPLES taken from a child allegedly given large amounts of salt in a bid to kill her indicated that she had been "poisoned" as a result of excessive ingestion of the substance, a court heard yesterday.

Salt girl cannot recover trial told

A YOUNG girl who almost died from massive overdoses of salt has been left brain damaged after suffering a stroke.

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