TUESDAY, 07 NOVEMBER, 2000
TOT BAKED TO DEATH IN CARThe Sun.
A MUM left her baby to bake to death in a car while she sunbathed during a heatwave, a court heard yesterday.
Marie Trueman, 32, left three-month-old daughter Courtney while she relaxed in the garden.
Her husband Andrew got home to find Courtney gasping for breath.
The temperature inside the car was more than 100°F, Manchester Crown Court heard.
Courtney died in hospital an hour later.
Mum-of-three Trueman, of Dukinfield, Manchester, has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of gross negligence and cruelty.
The trial continues.
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