Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Mother Falsely Accused - Deemed Innocent - After Losing Son to CAS

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It was the beginning of an ordeal that would claim 13 years of her life and tear apart her young family

Like dozens of other parents, she had been accused of killing her own child on the basis of evidence from now-discredited pathologist Charles Smith

After she was charged, Sherret-Robinson’s eldest son, Austin, now 15, was seized by children’s aid officials and adopted by another family. Authorities also attempted to seize her daughter, Madison, born in 2005.

By late 2005, she began running across stories about Smith on the internet. At the same time, because of her conviction, children’s aid officials were taking steps to have her newborn daughter, Madison, taken into care. Sherret-Robinson ended up contacting lawyer James Lockyer and the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted

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