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Gilderdale court case begins

Friday 1 May 2009

Lynn GilderdaleThe trial of UK woman Kay Gilderdale has begun.

Gilderdale appeared in court yesterday (Thursday 30 April) charged with the attempted murder of her daughter, Lynn (pictured) who had been suffering from severe ME.

The trial has been set for Friday 3 July, and Mrs Gilderdale was granted conditional bail.

The case has attracted much media attention in the UK. Here are just a few of the articles currently reporting the case:

BBC News: ME death mother appears in court

Times Online: Kay Gilderdale in court over death of ME sufferer daughter, Lynn

The Argus: Family backs Sussex mum Kathleen Gilderdale, charged over ME sufferer daughter Lynn's death

The Sun: Mum is held for daughter murder

Mail Online: Devoted mother charged with attempted murder of paralysed daughter who was bed-ridden for 17 years

Daily Express: MOTHER CHARGED OVER DEATH OF ME GIRL Stonegate mother in court on attempted murder charge

Please note: This article contains references to death. If you have feelings of helplessness, or of suicidal thoughts, seek help immediately. Lifeline is an excellent starting point: Lifeline – Suicide Prevention resources and links.



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