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Mother, 41, denies neglecting and killing her three-year-old son after he was found dead at home 

Three-year-old Taiwo Abubakar was found dead at his home on Cwmdare Street (pictured) in Cathays, Cardiff on June 29, 2020

Mother, 41, denies neglecting and killing her three-year-old son after he was found dead in their home

  • Taiwo Abubakar was three years old when he was found dead at his home in Cardiff
  • His mother Olabisi Abubakar, 41, denied both negligence and manslaughter in court
  • Abubakar also pleaded not guilty to two counts of child cruelty and neglect
  • The little boy was found dead in the Cathays area of ​​Cardiff on June 29, 2020

A mother has denied neglecting and killing her three-year-old son who was found dead at their home.

Olabisi Abubakar, 41, denied both negligence and manslaughter during his appearance by video link at Cardiff Crown Court on Friday.

Abubakar, from the Welsh capital, has been charged with the manslaughter of her son Taiwo Abubakar who was discovered at their home on Cwmdare Street in Cathays, Cardiff on June 29, 2020.

During the hearing, she pleaded not guilty to killing her three-year-old boy between June 1 and June 30.

The mother also pleaded not guilty to two counts of child cruelty and neglect of a person under 16.

Three-year-old Taiwo Abubakar was found dead at his home on Cwmdare Street (pictured) in Cathays, Cardiff on June 29, 2020

Three-year-old Taiwo Abubakar was found dead at his home on Cwmdare Street (pictured) in Cathays, Cardiff on June 29, 2020

The boy's mother, Olabisi Abubakar, 41, denied negligence and manslaughter at Cardiff Crown Court (pictured) on Friday

The boy’s mother, Olabisi Abubakar, 41, denied negligence and manslaughter at Cardiff Crown Court (pictured) on Friday

An inquest opened last year heard the child had been positively identified by his father before an autopsy was carried out at the University Hospital of Wales.

The defendant, who was sectioned under the Mental Health Act, was ordered to remain in a hospital facility in South Wales.

The case has been adjourned until December 16, when a hearing on directions will take place.

A four-week trial is scheduled to take place from April 18, 2023.

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