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Mother of baby Eli asked woman to change her statement, says hospital nurse

A court has been hearing how a mother-of-nine children, who's accused of causing or allowing the death of her five-month-old baby, was overheard asking another woman to change her statement.

Eli Cox stopped breathing at his home on the Isle of Sheppey in April last year.

He was rushed to hospital with what turned out to be a 'catastrophic' brain injury and 28 bone fractures.

Staff from that hospital have been giving evidence in Maidstone Crown Court.

Abigail Bracken reports.


Man in 80s seriously injured after being hit by car on Isle of Sheppey

The accident happened on Barton Hill Drive in Minster-on Sea Credit: Google Images

An elderly man from Kent is in a serious condition in hospital after he was hit by a car in Minster.

The accident happened at 1.42pm on Saturday on Barton Hill Drive.

Officers were called to the scene amid reports that a man in his 80s had been struck by a black Kia Cee'd, close to the junction with Sanspareil Avenue.

He sustained a serious head injury and was taken to a London hospital for treatment.

Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision that is yet to speak with them.

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