Louise Woodward, the considered “killer nanny”; and Matthew Eappen, the baby she cared for who died in the United States.
At least 25 years have passed, but there have been cases where the boundaries that govern the world’s earthquakes are unknown. And no doubt baptized Louise Woodward – LyriCool LyriCool. English Italiano. Killer Nanny was one of them, the young woman convicted of murder violently shaken an infant to death was canceled in the United States.
The woman now he is 43 years oldthat the case made news in 1997, was recently photographed and revived by the ghosts of unforgettable tragedy including small Matthew Eappen and a controversial trial.
Adventure as a babysitter and tragedy
Woodward finished her education and in 1996 decided to leave her family home in Elton, Cheshire, to cross the Atlantic to the USA with the goal of working as a nanny.
Louise Woodward was led away handcuffed by Police.
He was hired by an agency in Boston, Massachusetts. And after a brief first experience he received in November 1996’s Sunil and Deborah Eappen, both 30 -year -old doctorsto take care of her baby Matthew at her home in Newton, in the same state.
According to reports, the couple made a list of expectations that they presented to him in January 1997 for ensure “safety and well -being” of the baby.
But while Woodward was in the care of the little boy, the worst happened: the girl called an ambulance to her home after Matthew stopped breathing while.
A 19-year-old Woodward during the trial in which he was convicted.
It was later discovered that he had the fracture of the skull and wrist, with internal bleeding. So he had to be put on a life support machine at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Matthew Eappen was just an infant when he died. They taught “shake baby syndrome”.
Woodward was arrested and charged with assault in the minor, but tragically the infant died of a brain hemorrhage just six days later, on February 9, 1997.
The scenario changed and the Police accused the nanny first degree murder then he said he told them he had Matthew was shaken and thrown in a pile of towels.
Tragic death, accusation and conviction
The prosecution claimed during the trial that Woodward killed the baby in a “frustrated, sad, relentless anger”. But his lawyers vehemently denied this as he faced criticism in the confrontation “cold” and “no remorse”.
A doctor’s statement during the trial. A possible past injury, the axis of controversy.
The example of shaken baby syndrome, a severe brain injury resulting from the strong shaking of an infant or child. Ang the neck muscles are weak and unable to support the headso it can cause serious brain damage.the
Just 10 weeks after he started work, the baby died of brain damage and prosecutors declared that he showed classic symptoms of shaken baby syndrome
However, defense attorney and neurosurgeon Joseph Medsen argued that his death may have been caused by a injuries he had sustained a few weeks beforeand Woodward always maintained his innocence, reproduced the DailyMail.
Louise was recently photographed while shopping.
theHe cried when he was convicted of a lesser charge of second-degree murder in October 1997 before him imprisoned for life and serve a minimum sentence of 15 years.
However, the sentence for second degree murder ruled Judge Hiller Zobel was reduced to involuntary manslaughter only ten days later.
The shocking case, which became famous all over the world, that both people condemned the woman and others defended her, reached the Supreme Court. And finally he upheld his verdict and released after 278 days in prison.
He married paralyzed the world and gave interviews. He was released from prison after 278 days.
Louise Woodward’s life today
Louise Woodward was photographed a few months ago. He was wearing a coat and sports leggings as he carried some of the products he bought in his car. The photos are believed to have been taken near his home in Shropshire, UK.
Back in England, Woodward studied law at London South Bank University, graduating in July 2002.
He started a training contract two years later at law firm Ainley North Halliwell, in Oldham Greater Manchester, and described his career in an interview. as “a crusade”.
Louise adopted her husband’s last name when he returned to the UK.
25 years have passed since the tragedy. Louise Woodward is 43 years old now.
new life finds him giving latin dance classes and, as another person within the school in Chester.
Woodward married Anthony Elkes, head of a rental companyr of trucksin May 2013, after moving to Bridgnorth and continuing her career as a dance teacher.
Outside, according to her neighbors, she was “another mother for us.” The reference is relevant there now She is the mother of a young daughter. Furthermore, it is known as Louise Elkes after taking her husband’s last name.
Nanny Woodward said
Before her daughter was born, Woodward admitted to the British media: “I know there are some people waiting for me to have a baby so they can say unpleasant things.”
“I have a right to enjoy my life,” said Louise Woodward, who has a daughter.
He continued: “It bothers me, but that doesn’t stop me from leading my life. I am innocent. I’m not doing anything wrong. I have a right to enjoy my life. I will not apologize for being happy. “
The words did not sit well across the ocean, and Mary Wong |, Matthew’s aunt, admitted that she had a “right to have children.” However, she insisted on asking him to take “parenting classes” and learn to “control his temper.”
His sentence was reduced to manslaughter.