British holiday mother, accused of killing newborn, facing the Law again

Leah Andrews, 20, the British woman who is facing a murder charge, after allegedly strangling her newborn son, moments after giving birth in a hotel room in Malia, Crete, at 2008, will sit again again at the dock of the Court of Law on Wednesday, October 14.

Leah was at first considered innocent by the Court of Rethymnon, meanwhile the District Attorney asked for a second appeal trial.

According to “Guardian”, Andrews was on holiday in Malia, when she was found bleeding heavily by her sister and a friend on their return from a night out.

An ambulance was called and she was taken to hospital in the nearby city of Heraklion.

Greek police said the women had arrived on the island on a 10-day package holiday and had been staying at the self-catering Natali hotel.

She was alone when she gave birth. Police said they discovered the baby, who was already dead, in the hotel room, covered by sheets.

A coroner’s report said the child had been born healthy, but had died from asphyxia.

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