Woman to face court for allegedly poisoning son

Almost three years since her son was rushed to a Sydney hospital with breathing difficulties a woman will face court, charged with endangering his life.

It’s alleged the 35-year-old poisoned the boy in October 2014.

The seven-year-old boy was admitted to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead with breathing difficulties and soon deteriorated with sepsis.


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Alternative care arrangements for the boy were made by Family and Community Services.

An investigation was launched and on June 9 this year, the mother was charged.

She was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear at Penrith Local Court today.