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Mum pleads guilty to killing her three-year-old son

A mum has pleaded guilty to killing her three-year-old son at the High Court in Edinburgh. Rosdeep Adekoya, 34, pleaded guilty to culpable homicide in relation to the death of her son Mikaeel Kular.

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Picture released of Mikaeel Kular crime scene

A picture has been released of the spot where a mother who admitted to killing her three-year-old son dumped his body.

The place where Mikaeel Kular's mother dumped his body. Credit: Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Rosdeep Adekoya told police took Mikaeel Kular's twin sister to nursery before driving straight to Fife, where she hid the suitcase containing the youngsters corpse.

During a police interview she broke down and told officers: "It was an accident and I panicked. I am going to go to the jail," according to STV. Asked where Mikaeel was, she replied: "In the woods behind my sister's house."

She then took police to her son's body in the woods, telling them he was "to the left under trees in a suitcase" which she had covered with branches, the station reported.

Advocate depute Alex Prentice told the High Court in Edinburgh: "Detective Sergeant Phil Richards undid the straps of the suitcase and opened the camouflage material within which was the body of Mikaeel Kular, who was quite clearly dead."

The image was released by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.

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