Ellie Jacobs Charged Guilty For Mansluaghter Of Her Five-Week-Old Son
In a recent development, a woman has been handed a five-year prison sentence for the manslaughter of her five-week-old son.
Nineteen-year-old Ellie Jacobs, residing on Moor Road in Rushden, has admitted to charges of manslaughter by unlawful act and child cruelty against Archie Jacobs. The plea was entered at Luton Crown Court on May 9.
On Wednesday, May 24, at the court, Jacobs received a sentence of five years imprisonment for manslaughter and 18 months for child cruelty, to be served concurrently.
On Friday June 5, 2020, at approximately 1pm, a 999 call was made to South Central Ambulance Service reporting a baby in cardiac arrest at Whitfield Road in Biddlesden, Buckinghamshire.
Five-week-old Archie Jacobs was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to a post-mortem report, Archie’s cause of death was acute paracetamol toxicity.
In October 2022, a death occurred and Ellie Jacobs, who is Archie’s mother, was arrested in connection with the incident. On October 27 of the same year, Jacobs was charged with murder.
According to Detective Chief Inspector Will Crowther of Thames Valley Police’s Major Crime Unit, the case is an incredibly tragic one. Tragically, five-week-old Baby Archie has passed away.”In a recent development,
Ellie Jacobs has confessed to causing Archie’s broken leg and foot in the days leading up to his death.
Additionally, she has admitted to administering a fatal dose of paracetamol that ultimately caused his demise. After a lengthy investigation, the truth regarding the fate of baby Archie has finally come to light. During the trial, Ellie Jacobs took responsibility for her heinous actions.
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