This month, a woman was discharged from attempted murder charges involving her nine-year-old son in 2019. The prosecution found no evidence that she intended to harm him.
The court has imposed a gag order prohibiting public disclosure of any information that can identify the accused and her children.
On May 16, 2019, she was initially charged with attempting to murder the boy between 6:00 am and 10:33 am.
The woman was accused of causing an incident involving her gas stove. There was a buildup of gas in her apartment unit because she allegedly allowed manufactured gas to be released from the stove.
In the original charge sheet, she allegedly committed the act with full knowledge of the consequences. Under such circumstances, she would be guilty of murder if the boy had died.
In messages sent to relatives, she suggested she was planning on killing herself. Officers arrived at the apartment that the woman and her two children were sleeping in.
Police officers responded and woke them, then took them to the hospital. There were no injuries or injuries suffered by any of them.
According to the prosecution, the woman was subjected to a 24-month conditional warning after an investigation was conducted into the offense.
She was accused of intentionally causing harassment, alarm, or distress under the Protection From Harassment Act. She was also charged with committing a negligent act that endangered others’ lives or safety.