Trial set for Bognor woman accused of murdering her baby

Police outside the address in Aldwick Road, Bognor Regis, in April. Picture by Eddie Mitchell
Police outside the address in Aldwick Road, Bognor Regis, in April. Picture by Eddie Mitchell

A trial date has been fixed for a woman who is accused of murdering her newborn baby.

Gintare Suminaite, 29, of Aldwick Road, Bognor Regis, appeared at the Old Bailey via video link from jail on Tuesday.

A trial has been scheduled to start on January 16, 2017, and is estimated to last between two and three weeks.

A plea hearing is expected to take place in December.

Suminaite’s infant daughter was found dead at her address on the morning of April 6, according to a statement from Sussex Police at the time.

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