Mother Kills Baby to "Get Back" at Boyfriend

AngryHarry submitted this article from the UK Telegraph, about a woman who threw her 10 month old daughter out a third-floor window to "get her own back" on her boyfriend during an argument. The child was killed. "[Helen] Patterson, 23, of Newcastle upon Tyne, denied murder but pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility. [The prosecuting attorney] said the Crown had decided to accept the plea following reports from psychiatrists that she was suffering from depression and other mental problems." Source: The Telegraph [UK newspaper]

Title: Mother threw her baby out of window

Author: Thomas Penny

Date: May 22, 2001

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