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Mother admits to baby killings

A mother has admitted killing her two babies whilst suffering with Postnatal Depression.

Felicia Boots pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of 10-week-old Mason and his 14-month-old sister Lily in May.

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Mother admits to baby killings

Felicia Boots, 35, pleaded guilty to manslaughter

Felicia Boots (above) has admitted killing her two babies who were found dead at the family's upmarket home.

She pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of 10-week-old Mason and his 14-month-old sister Lily in May.

The 35 year-old will not face murder charges after her plea on the grounds of diminished responsibility was accepted by the prosecution at the Old Bailey.

Mrs Boots, who trained as a hairdresser, was unable to appear at two previous hearings.She had been detained at a psychiatric unit and the prosecution's decision followed consideration of doctors' reports.

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