The court was told that Abigail needed round-the-clock care after being born with a rare combination of disabilities that left her unable to breathe or feed without the aid of tubes. She was deaf and blind and suffered brain damage, connected to a rare skull deformity.
Mr Justice Sachs remanded Watts on bail for nine days for reports before sentencing. He told her counsel, Richard Henriques QC: "I have no intention of sending your client into custody, at least not immediately." He said he would require reports on the convicted woman.Reuse content