Mum dumped dead baby, jury told
A MOTHER of two today appeared at Ipswich Crown Court charged with dumping a dead child in a bin.Nina Smart spoke only to confirm her name as she stood in the court dock dressed in a dark suit.
A MOTHER of two today appeared at Ipswich Crown Court charged with dumping a dead child in a bin.
Nina Smart spoke only to confirm her name as she stood in the court dock dressed in a dark suit.
Smart, 22, is charged with preventing the lawful and decent burial of a dead body and endeavouring to conceal the birth of a child.
Peter Gare, prosecuting said the offences are alleged to have taken place between June 1 and 19.
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Smart, a part time shop worker of previous good character was charged on June 22.
The court heard that no pleas had been indicated at this stage.
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Judge John Devaux said Smart, of Kirkley Cliff Road, Lowestoft, was to return to court on August 29 to enter her pleas.
He released Smart from court on bail with conditions to surrender her passport, not to apply for travel documents, to report to Lowestoft Police Station between 10am and 12 noon and to reside at her Kirkley Cliff Road address.
There was no application to vary bail conditions.
Meanwhile a search for the body of a baby at a Norfolk landfill site has continued. Police and site staff have been sifting through rubbish at the Feltwell facility near Thetford as part of an investigation into the death of the baby.
It is believed a baby's body was originally left in a bin in Lowestoft.