Sussex

Trial date set for mother charged with newborn baby's murder

Police at the scene Image copyright Eddie Mitchell
Image caption Emergency services were called to a property in Aldwick Road, Bognor Regis, on 6 April

A woman accused of murdering her newborn baby is due to go on trial in the new year.

Gintare Suminaite, 29, of Aldwick Road, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, appeared before the Old Bailey via video link from Bronzefield jail, in Surrey.

Her infant daughter was found dead at the address on 6 April, but it is alleged she was killed the day before.

A two-week trial is due to begin at Lewes Crown Court on 16 January after a further plea hearing in December.

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