Leiland-James Corkill Death Cause: Laura Castle Found Guilty Of Murdering Her Adopted Child

Baby killer Laura Castle is accused of murdering a baby boy Leiland-James Corkill that she was trying to adopt.

Laura Castle confesses to the killing of Leiland-James Corkill, a Barrow youngster, but denies murder and two counts of child maltreatment.

Scott her husband denies being the one who killed Leiland-James.
Castle did not plan to murder the infant she hoped to adopt according to Defense.

Leiland-James Corkill’s Obituary

Leiland-James Corkill died at the Barrow home of Laura and Scott Castle on January 7, 2021

Leiland-James Corkill died at 13 months, a day after sustaining brain damage at Laura and Scott Castle’s house in Barrow, Cumbria in January 2021.

Before Corkill was authorised to live with adoptive parents in August 2020, he was a “looked-after child” who was placed in foster care at birth.

Laura Castle called for an ambulance when Leiland-James fell off the sofa, wounded his head, and was fighting to breathe in the morning of the 6th of January.

However, since the degree of his injuries did not match her narrative, the hospital Officials were concerned.

Laura told the police that the baby died in a bad accident while her husband who is a night shift worker was sleeping.

Where are Laura Castle And Her Husband Scott?

For the killing of Leiland-James Corkill, Laura Castle is facing life imprisonment while her husband whereabouts and charges is not known.

Leiland-James was allegedly hit five or six times a week by the parents as stated by the court.

On January 6, 2021, Laura Castle was looking afterr Leiland-James when she shook him violently, inflicting devastating damage.

The doctors concluded that he was only being kept alive by medical technology when the baby was taken to Alder Hey Children’s Hospital.

The couple from Barrow-in-Furness was in the last phases of the adoption procedure when Leiland-James from Whitehaven was killed. The baby moved into the family in Barrow-in-Furness in August 2020 when the couple had completed the first phases of the procedure.

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