Child salt poisoning trial
Child salt poisoning trial
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
THE husband of a woman who was jailed for poisoning an eight-year-old girl with salt has insisted that she was innocent.
AN Edinburgh woman who poisoned an eight-year-old girl with salt was today beginning a four-year prison sentence.
A WOMAN who poisoned an eight-year-old girl with salt, leaving her with permanent brain damage, was jailed for four years yesterday.
AN EDINBURGH woman who poisoned an eight-year-old girl with salt was today jailed for four years.
A WOMAN was convicted yesterday of causing brain damage to a girl by poisoning her with salt.
A WOMAN convicted of poisoning an Edinburgh girl with overdoses of salt was today waiting to discover whether she will go to prison.
AN Edinburgh woman was found guilty today of poisoning a child with large amounts of salt.
A WOMAN accused of poisoning a young girl with large doses of salt was yesterday cleared of attempted murder.
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.
AN Edinburgh woman accused of over-dosing a little girl with salt was today cleared of attempted murder.
A TEARFUL father told a court of his agony over allegations that his daughter had been deliberately poisoned with salt.
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.
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.
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.
A YOUNG girl who almost died from massive overdoses of salt has been left brain damaged after suffering a stroke.