A unanimous Herning district court on Thursday determined that the 36-year-old mother who was prosecuted for having drained the blood from his son in five years, is guilty.
- She has deliberately and professionally executed assault on his son, read the judge up in the courtroom, according to Danish TV 2.
She was originally indicted for the criminal code strictest voldsparagraf, but the doctors considered it as saying that the boy, now seven years old, was not in real danger.
Therefore sentenced her to a milder section, for cases of grievous bodily harm by dangerous and brutal character. This has a sentence of up to six years in prison. the
his Mother acknowledge him partially guilty, and broke, according to the NTB together when the ruling was read. Just after at half past two, she was subjected to four years of imprisonment.Severe anaemia
Bloodletting started already when the son was barely one year old, and lasted from July 2012 to september 2017.
because of severe anaemia had the boy undergo 110 blood transfusions during this period, and he had to be hospitalized repeatedly.
He lives today with his father, with his two siblings, and shall, under the circumstances, have the fine, according to his father. He lags behind in his physical development, but not intellectually.
- It is a very unusual case where, in our opinion, is to talk about the very rough and prolonged abuse of a child, said påtaleansvarlig Pia Koudahl in the Middle - and Vestsjællands Police to the NTB when the charges became known.
the Mother has acknowledged in court that she suffers from the disease Münchhausen by proxy, which is used about a person who inflicts a different illness or injury to get in a situation where he can get the attention and compassion because of the child's illness.
most often deals with this caregivers that do damage to the children.Were video monitored
the Woman was arrested 25. september 2017. Prior to this, had the police followed through the video surveillance that was set up in the woman's home while she conducted a blood draw.
According to DR was a of the footage shown in court. Where the boy was lying on a bed, and looked at an iPad, while his mother filled the syringe after syringe of blood through a innoperert catheter and leave them on the table next to the bed.
When she was finished, the police came in and caught the woman. They had seen that his mother had a habit to wash out the blood in the toilet after tappingen. It was therefore important to intervene before she got rid of the evidence.