Man jailed for baby murder

Karl Walker has been found guilty at Newcastle Crown Court of murdering baby Logan Ormston. He has been jailed for life. The baby's mother, Courtney Ormston was convicted of allowing the death of a child.

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Serious case review into death of two-month-old baby

A serious case review is being carried out into the circumstances surrounding the death of a two-month-old baby boy from Gateshead.

Logan Ormston was murdered by his mother's boyfriend.

The youngster died from serious head injuries inflicted by Karl Walker because the baby would not stop crying.

Walker was jailed for life yesterday. The baby's mother Courtney Ormston was found guilty of allowing the death of a child and given a 12 month suspended sentence.

Newcastle Crown Court heard that the baby had suffered a series of injuries - including fractured ribs, a fractured arm, and bite marks on his leg.

The results of an independent case review are expected in around four weeks.

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Man found guilty of murdering baby boy

A man has been found guilty at Newcastle Crown Court of murdering his partner's two-month-old baby boy because "he wouldn't stop crying." 24-year-old Karl Walker from Dene Road in Gateshead fatally injured Logan Ormston in March 2011.

Logan was taken to the RVI for treatment following the attack but his life-support machine was switched off the next day.

Logan's mother, Courtney Ormston, was found guilty of allowing the death of a child. Both will be sentenced by the judge at Newcastle Crown Court this afternoon.