Baby was killed when mother sat on her

A SIX-WEEK-OLD girl being monitored by concerned social workers died after her mentally ill mother sat on her, a court heard yesterday.

Religious fanatic Julia Lovemore, 41, of Milton, near Cambridge, was detained under mental health legislation after admitting the manslaughter of daughter Faith last June.

At a hearing in Cambridge Crown Court, judge Mr Justice Cooke was told a health visitor and psychiatric nurse were at Lovemore's home on the day Faith was smothered.

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They had been concerned about Lovemore's husband David, 39 – also a disturbed religious fanatic, the court heard. They had left the house fearing they were agitating him, but Faith was dead by the time specialist help arrived.