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Carer tied 88 year old woman for a smoke

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A carer has been convicted of tying an 88 year old dementia-sufferer to a chair with a dressing gown so she could have a cigarette.

Sussanah Carr, 43, has convicted and sentenced at Guildford Crown Court for ill-treating and willfully neglecting a person without capacity.

The care assistant was working at Sutton Lodge, a Bupa care home in Weybridge for 11 years was sentenced to a community order with supervision for her crime.

Carr of Vincent Drive, Shepperton was on duty and had been caring for an 88 year old woman at the time she committed the offence.

The dementia sufferer had been wandering around the care home during the night. The prosecution said

“Miss Carr had been checking on her and following her round and so forth,

“She set her down in her chair and used the cord of the dressing gown to tie her to it, looping it around that way.

“She says, and there is no reason for it to be disbelieved, that it was done in a bow.”

Defending, Elaine Stapleton said Carr has suffered from “mild schizophrenia” for the past 20 years and on the day in question had not taken her anti-psychotic medication.

“She has lost her livelihood and her good character as a result of one incident that happened after many, many years of care, caring for people who suffer from dementia and those sorts of degenerative conditions,” she told the court. “Unfortunately she had stopped taking her medication and that affected her, although she herself couldn’t see it.”

Carr pleaded guilty to the offence earlier this year at Staines Magistrates’ Court, where magistrates decided their sentencing powers were not great enough to deal with the matter.

Sentencing Carr, Judge Addison said: “You have pleaded guilty to one charge of ill-treatment of an old lady.

“She was in your care and you set her on her chair, tied her dressing gown cord round her waist and round part of the chair.

“I sentence you on the basis that she was only tied to the chair for a number of minutes.

“It is a serious matter to ill-treat someone who lacks mental capacity in a home but it does seem that this offence is right at the bottom of the scale.”

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hit-and-run driver calls judge ‘f***ing p***k’ in shock court outburst

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The alleged driver in a hit and run than killed a two year old and six year old boy has appeared in court accused of their deaths.

During his appearance he called the judge a ‘f***ing p***k’.

Robert Brown, 53, and Gwendoline Harrison, 41, appeared at Coventry Magistrates’ Court today accused of two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.

He appeared before the courts for seven minutes and during this time he had to be restrained after yelling ‘this is a f***ing kangaroo court’ in the bizarre outburst.

He also called the judge a ‘f***ing p***k”.

Both defendants had grey t-shirts as they appeared in the dock to confirm their name, date of birth and address.

Brown, of Attwood Crescent, in Wyken, Coventry, also faces charges of driving while disqualified, no insurance and otherwise than in accordance with a licence.

Harrison, of Triumph Close, also in Wyken, faces a further allegation of common assault.

They were remanded in custody after the case was adjourned by chair of the magistrates’ bench, John Martin.

The Two brothers Casper and Corey Platt-May aged two and six tragically killed following hit and run.

Police confirmed the death of the boys after being hit by a car in the Stoke area of the at 2pm on Thursday.

Both boys died after being rushed to the hospital, located near to the scene was a black Ford Focus with a smashed front windscreen and front right side.

They will appear next at Warwick Crown Court via video link on March 22.

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Two people charged after brothers killed in Hit and Run

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Two people have been charged over the deaths of two young brothers killed in a hit-and-run collision in Coventry.

Two brothers who were tragically killed after a hit and run in Coventry have been named as Casper and Corey Platt-May aged two and six.

Police confirmed the death of the boys after being hit by a car in the Stoke area of the at 2pm on Thursday.

Both boys died after being rushed to the hospital, located near to the scene was a black Ford Focus with a smashed front windscreen and front right side.

The car was abandoned, officers quickly worked to locate any possible driver for the car and arrested a 53-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman who are both being held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and drink driving and have now been charged by the crown.

Robert Brown, 53, and Gwendoline Harrison, 41, are charged under joint enterprise of two counts of causing death by dangerous driving, West Midlands Police said.

Brown, of Attwood Crescent, Wyken, is also charged with driving while disqualified, no insurance and otherwise than in accordance with a licence, while Harrison, of Triumph Close,Wyken, faces a common assault allegation.

They will appear at Coventry Magistrates Court, sitting at Leamington Justice Centre, on Saturday morning.

Both boys were rushed to the local hospital with critical injuries, Sadly Casper aged could not be revived and died Emergency teams rushed Corey into surgery and did everything within their power during surgery to save his life. Sadly a short time later he died.

Both boys were with their mother at the time of the collision, but she was not injured.

Family and Friends have now launched a fundraising page to support the parents of Casper and Corey, Donations have already reached £3k.

Investigating Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes said: “Several witnesses have come forward and I am grateful to everyone who has spoken to us.

“Specialist family liaison officers are with the family, who are understandably distraught, and they are being kept fully updated.

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Police warning after fraudsters launch fake fundraising page for tragic six-year-old Daisy Dymyd

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A Fake fundraising page has been set up in the name of six-year-old Daisy Dymyd who died.

The fraudulent profile is claiming to be raising money for the funeral of Daisy.

Daisy Dymyd was found unresponsive at her home in Tuxford, Nottinghamshire on Monday and was pronounced dead after being airlifted to Sheffield Children’s Hospital.

Nottinghamshire Police have now issued a warning after a user claiming to be Daisy’s uncle launched a fake JustGiving page, raising £140 before it was reported by her family themselves.

A spokeswoman said the family had not been raising money, and said officers were working to get the account removed.

In a tweet posted on Friday, the force urged people not to donate.

Daisy’s family have said she was our “happy little girl”

“Our beautiful daughter was the centre of our world and we can’t believe she’s gone,” they said.

“She will be so missed by everyone that knew her. She was a such a happy little girl who lit up our lives and made the world brighter.”

Police have made no arrests in relation to her death or the Just Giving Page.

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