04-23-2004, 08:51 AM #1Former Member
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UK - Victoria Cope, 9 mos, smothered, Pelton, Co. Durham, 1989
A mother convicted of the murder of two of her children has admitted that she killed a third.
Maxine Robinson, 35, of Chester-le-Street, County Durham, pleaded guilty at Newcastle Crown Court on Thursday.
She had been convicted of the murder of her 19-month-old daughter Christine and five-month-old son Anthony in 1993.
The death of her first child, Victoria, in 1989 had been thought to be a cot death, but Robinson was charged with murder in January last year.
Victoria was nine-months-old when she died at the family home in Pelton, near Chester-le-Street, County Durham.
While serving her current sentence in Durham Prison, the investigation into Victoria's death was re-opened after Robinson made a confession, telling a 'listener' she had killed her daughter from her first marriage.
08-21-2015, 07:08 PM #2
From June 2004:
A woman who was serving a life sentence for killing her two babies will serve three more years for the murder of another child...
In interviews with police she said she was unable to cope with Victoria, had been depressed and was criticised by her mother.
Her first child was from her marriage to Les Cope, whom she wed after a three-week romance. Christine and Anthony were from her marriage to second husband Peter.
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