CRUEL’s parents failed to seek medical attention before the boy died of cardiac arrest.
Kaley Clarke, 32, and Michael Higginson, 52, were said to have likely caused Ronnie unnecessary suffering.
The alarm was only raised when paramedics found the 7-week-old in cardiac arrest at his home. stoke-on-trent in November.
He died in hospital just 30 minutes later.
It has been four days since his parents were first advised to seek medical help for him.
He was sick, sniffling, having trouble breathing, and was not eating.
Clarke and Higginson were found guilty of child abuse this afternoon at Crown Court, Stoke-on-Trent. They are expected to be sentenced later this year.
The court acknowledged that they did not cause Ronnie’s death, but their failure to act sooner likely caused him unnecessary suffering and injury to his health.
Chief Inspector Sheryl Hannah of Staffordshire Police said: “This is truly a tragedy that a 7 week old boy died while being cared for by two people who should have been there to protect him. It was an event.
“Based on our research, no medical attention was sought when Ronnie was unwell.
“Our thoughts are with all those affected by Ronnie’s death.”
In another case, Mom searches for “I want to let go of my child” online weeks before her baby died in filthy conditions.
Fartum Jamal’s 11-month-old child, Nafahat, died in a “feces-covered wall” after being left alone for weeks in Brent, north-west London, a court heard in March. I was.
The 25-year-old did a series of web searches in early 2019, including “I can’t deal with kids anymore” and “I want to give up my kids.”
A visitor in the weeks leading up to the baby’s death said her crib was broken and the apartment was full of takeaway boxes, dirty dishes and diapers.
She was found guilty of causing Nafahat’s death through neglect and child abuse.
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