Bognor woman in court on suspicion of murdering her baby
A Bognor Regis woman has appeared in court charged with murdering her new born baby.
Gintare Suminaite, 29, of Aldwick Road, Bognor, appeared at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Monday and then Lewes Crown Court on Tuesday.
Suminaite, from Lithuania, did not enter a plea and followed proceedings with the aid of a translator.
Police said an ambulance was called to a home in Aldwick Road at 8.37am on Wednesday, April 6.
A new born baby girl was confirmed dead at the scene and the mother taken to St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester, for urgent medical treatment.
Suminaite was arrested on suspicion of murder when she was released from hospital and charged.
She has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Lewes Crown Court on June 28.
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage at www.bognor.co.uk/
2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BognorRegisObserver
3) Follow us on Twitter @BogObserver
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
The Bognor Observer - always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.