Digital copy of a Record of Continued Interview with [Witness 859] conducted by DC [Detective Constable] [Michael] Shearer in relation to injuries sustained by her foster son. Signed by M Shearer and WDC S Larkin. [Some details redacted].

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June 16th 1994 - June 16th 1994

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Includes [Witness 859's] account of events between 7 to 12 June [1994] and her response to questions regarding how often she has taken [her foster son] to a doctor for injuries, remarking on his propensity to injure himself. Includes details of [Witness 859's] account of noticing injuries on [her foster son] and possible explanations provided by her as to how these injuries may have been caused. Includes discussion of the opinion of Dr Spratt and Dr Holmes regarding causation in respect of the injuries sustained by [her foster son], noting denial by [Witness 859] that she or her husband caused the injuries described. Includes admission by [Witness 859] to having occasionally smacked [her foster son] for misbehaviour but never hard enough to have caused injury. Includes discussion about difficulties involved with fostering and [Witness 859's] account of the most recent time she smacked [her foster son] and other injuries sustained by [her foster son].


Andrews, Jean
Balbes, Dean, Dr
Holmes, Michael, Dr
Larkin, S, Woman Police Constable
Mason, Colin
Morgan, David Geoffrey
Richardson, Sue
Shearer, Michael, Detective Sergeant
Skinner, Anton
Spratt, Clifford, Dr
Brig-y-Don Children's Home
Children's Office
Children's Service
Jersey General Hospital
One Hundred and One Toys
States of Jersey Police


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