We will look at Ellie Jacobs and how she killed her own son with paracetamol overdose. We will also tell you how it was revealed that Ellie Jacobs killed her own son.
Who is Ellie Jacobs?
She is teen mum who is only 19 years.
The teenager mum killed her 38 day old son with paracetamol overdose.
The judge told the court that Ellie Jacobs gave birth to her son when she was only 16. Her partner had moved out leaving her and the child.
The judge is quoted to have said:
“She accepts she was responsible for death of her son by giving him an overdose of paracetamol.
“She does not accept she intended to kill her son or intended to cause him really serious bodily harm.
“The prosecution has decided it’s not in the public interest to proceed in a trial of murder.”
She is due to be sentenced on 24th May,2023.
Who was Ellie Jacobs son?
Her 5 weeks old son’s name was Archie Jacobs. She gave birth to him on 28 April 2020 and he died on 5th June.
She is now being charged with manslaughter after her own admission to the crime.
How was Arthie Jacob’s caused of death revealed?
Ellie Jacobs son’s body was examined and it came out that:
“He died from a paracetamol overdose, some time from the evening of 4th June or into the early hours of the 5th.”
The examination of the child’s body also revealed that he “had two sets of fractures – one to his right tibia and four to the big toe of his right foot”.
These fractures were said to have been caused 7 days before his death.