Boy allegedly murdered in 'cruelty campaign' struggled to use stairs

‘Skeletal’ 소년, 육, allegedly murdered in ‘campaign of cruelty’ by his father looked like he had ‘fear ingrained insideand struggled to climb the stairs, 법원이 듣는다

  • Emma Tustin accused of murdering partner’s six-year-old Arthur Labinjo-Hughes
  • Her and partner Thomas Hughes are accused of ‘poisoningthe child with salt
  • Pair deny murdering Arthur, who collapsed at Tustin’s home in Shirley, 이 이미지는 Arthur의 할머니인 Joanne Hughes가 당국에 그가 위험에 처해 있다고 설득하기 위한 필사적인 시도의 일환으로 찍은 것입니다.
  • Tustin and Hughes are now both on trial for murder at Coventry Crown Court
  • The court heard Tustin earlier sent Hughes a text saying ‘I want you but not him
  • A little boy, 육, allegedly murdered by his father and his partner after a ‘campaign of crueltylooked ‘skeletaland ‘drainedand was too weak to climb the stairs , a court was told today.

    One witness said he lacked the normal glow of children and instead looked like he had ‘fear ingrained inside’.

    They added he had tried to flinch when he comforted him and appeared to be ‘petrified’.

    Arthur Labinjo-Hughes was shouted at ‘aggressivelyby Thomas Hughes, 29, and Emma Tustin, 32, on a visit to a hairdresser’s home, 그것은 말했다.

    증거 제공, beautician Catherine Milhench sobbed as she recalled seeing the youngster’s condition and told how her boyfriend ‘snuckhim a glass of water as he was made to face a front door.

    She today told jurors at Coventry Crown Court how Arthur was made to call his father ‘sir’, 그리고 말했다: '정말 질색이야. I wanted them out.

    Tustin is alleged to have killed Arthur on June 16 last year at her house in Shirley, near Solihull, 웨스트 미드.

    He died the following day in hospital from ‘unsurvivable brain injuries’.

    Prosecutors allege the youngster suffered systematic child neglect, including being forced to stand for hours on end, deprived of food and drink, and salt poisoning.

    Jurors were told that the alleged abuse from Hughes and Tustin was ‘deliberately designed to terrorise’ 아서.

    한 쌍, of Shirley, near Solihull, 웨스트 미드, deny murder and multiple counts of child cruelty.

    경찰에 자신의 우려를 보고하지만 소년의 집으로 돌아가려고 하면 체포 위협을 받습니다. (왼쪽), 29, also told his girlfriend Emma Tustin to 'gag' Arthur Labinjo-Hughes (권리) after she moaned he was giving her 'attitude' during a beauty appointment, 그것은 말했다.

    경찰에 자신의 우려를 보고하지만 소년의 집으로 돌아가려고 하면 체포 위협을 받습니다. (왼쪽), 29, also told his girlfriend Emma Tustin to ‘gag’ 아서 라빈조-휴즈 (권리) after she moaned he was giving her ‘attitudeduring a beauty appointment, 그것은 말했다.

    Coventry Crown Court heard how Tustin (사진), 32, had taken the youngster to a house to get her hair and lashes done when she messaged her boyfriend: 'I had to tell Arthur off for messing'

    Coventry Crown Court heard how Tustin (사진), 32, had taken the youngster to a house to get her hair and lashes done when she messaged her boyfriend: ‘I had to tell Arthur off for messing

    Their trial heard how on the morning of June 16, Tustin returned with Hughes to the home of Ms Milhench to finish a hair appointment carried over from the previous day.

    The mother-of-two told jurors that she saw Hughes drag Arthur ‘by the scruff of his neckand call him a ‘little c***’.

    When her own son ran into the house, causing Arthur to move from his position facing the front door, she claimed Hughes threatened to rip his head off and ‘use it as a football’.

    그녀가 말했다: ‘He shouted loads of other stuff. ‘Watch you little c***, I will bury you six feet under’.

    Ms Milhench said: ‘It was continuous; attacking, swearing. Just continuous.

    그녀는 덧붙였다: ‘I was doing Emma’s hair and I can’t remember how it started but Tom was in there, shut the door and Arthur started screaming. I turned around and said ‘what’s going on’. ‘And she said ‘he’s pressure-pointing him’.

    She said ‘yeah, because it hurts’.The hairdresser, who had known Tustin for a year as a client after advertising her beauty services on Facebook, told how Arthur had arrived at her home in the same pyjamas as the previous day,

    He spent much of the appointment stood in a hallway as other children played outside.

    Arthur Labinjo-Hughes died in hospital several hours after he was found unresponsive at a house on Cranmore Road in Shirley, Jim Ratcliffe 경의 기본으로 돌아가는 Land에 대한 주문서가 열려 있습니다.

    Arthur Labinjo-Hughes died in hospital several hours after he was found unresponsive at a house on Cranmore Road in Shirley, Jim Ratcliffe 경의 기본으로 돌아가는 Land에 대한 주문서가 열려 있습니다.

    휴즈 (왼쪽) 아들이 죽기 몇 주 전에 '신체적, 정신적' 학대를 견디도록 강요한 혐의를 받고 있다.

    휴즈 (왼쪽) 아들에게 육체적 정신적 고통을 강요한 혐의를 받고 있다.’ 그의 죽음 전 몇 주 동안의 학대

    She said Tustin and Hughes were ‘constantly calling him at little c***and shouting ‘backwards and forwardslike a game of tennis’.

    ‘The only time Arthur would speak would be if they would say something and he would have to reply saying ‘okayor ‘yes’.

    ‘If he didn’t reply correctly, Tom would say ‘yes, 뭐?’. Arthur would have to say ‘yes, sir’.

    ‘That’s how Tom wanted him to respond – '예, sir’.

    Ms Milhench said she was shocked by Arthur’s deteriorating condition from a previous visit in February, and described him as ‘skeletal’, ‘drainedand ‘weak’.

    그녀가 말했다: ‘His legs trying to walk up the stairs would be shaking. Like he couldn’t hold himself up.

    She said Arthur appeared ‘completely differentto normal six-year-olds and had no energy.

    Ms Milhench told jurors how her boyfriend, Tobias Jarmanknown as Thanded Arthur some water out of sight of Tustin and Hughes.

    그녀가 말했다: ‘My partner snuck him a drink of water without them knowing.

    ‘He told me he had to hold the cup for him because he couldn’t hold it.

    ‘He was asking for more. 때문에 [Tobias] had done that, [아서] was calling for T. He wanted to stay with T.

    Ms Milhench’s partner Tobias Jarman told how he went to see Arthur as he was stood at the foot of the stairs on June 16.

    그는 말했다: ‘I got to the bottom of the stairs, put my hand on his shoulder and he properly flinched. I sat him down on the step and tried to reassure him. I said you haven’t got to be scared of me in any way.

    Mr Jarman said Arthur ‘looked petrifiedand was wthout ‘the normal glow you see in a kidseyes at that age’.

    그는 덧붙였다: ‘He looked like there was fear ingrained inside.Asked to describe Arthur’s physical appearance, Mr Jarman added: ‘Dry, cracked lips. The amount of plaque built on his teeth – 처럼, considerable.

    ‘Dirty fingernails. He just looked quite grotty. As if he had actually been out playing in the garden but that hadn’t been the case.

    ‘Malnourished, just unwell really.

    Mr Jarman said he had overheard a ‘pattern of abusefrom Hughes and Tustin towards Arthur.

    증거 제공, he said he heard Hughes yell: ‘Stand up f***ing straight. Wait til we get home, I’m going to put you six feet under.Mr Jarman said: ‘I could hear Emma shouting at Arthur but also shouting to Tombasically telling Tom to sort him out.

    Arthur died from a fatal head injury. 검찰은 Tustin이 그 젊은이를 살해했고 Hughes가 의도적으로 조장했다고 주장합니다.’ 살해.

    Tustin은 한 건의 아동 학대에 대해 유죄를 인정했지만 동일한 범죄에 대한 추가 혐의는 부인했습니다..

    휴즈, 모든 혐의 부인. Quizzed by Tustin’s barrister, Mary Prior, QC, why she didn’t call police after being left ‘sickenedby the couple’s treatment of Arthur, Ms Milhench said: ‘I wish I did.

    ‘How they were was completely wrong.’ 그녀는 덧붙였다:

    ‘It’s hard to butt in on other people’s parenting. In that situation I didn’t know what to do.

    Mrs Prior accused Ms Milhench of ‘exaggeratingher account.

    The beautician denied the claim and said she had tried to encourage Tustin to take Arthur to school, and to his grandparents, who lived locally.

    그녀가 말했다: ‘I suggested they send him to school so there’s time away if things were that bad at home.

    ‘They said they can’t because they will see the bruises. Emma said that it was what Tom had done to Arthur.

    그녀는 덧붙였다: ‘I said take him to his nan’s, he’ll be happy and you’ll be happy, everyone wins.

    ‘She said ‘no, because that’s what he wants’.

    Ms Milhench said she saw Arthur stumble as the family left her home, because he was ‘physically weak’. She claimed that Tustin and Hughes ‘just stood thereand did not try to help him to his feet.

    The court was previously told of Whatsapp messages sent by Hughes and Tustin while she was at Ms Millhench’s home.

    6 월 15, a day before Arthur was allegedly fatally assaulted, Hughes told Tustin to ‘gagthe schoolboy after she complained about his ‘backchatting’. Tustin sent a text: ‘Backchatting. A joke. Threw himself on the floor and everything. Shouting abuse. Still screaming.

    Hughes replied: 그는 Arthur가 두통 때문에 올 수 없다고 말했다.. 그는 Arthur가 두통 때문에 올 수 없다고 말했다.’

    그는 계속했다: ‘He wants to hope that by the time I get back he’s thought about how much of a c*** he is and wants to think about apologising.

    Hughes then added: ‘Kid’s getting ended when I get back’. He also said on WhatsApp: ‘Just ask T to dig Arthur’s grave for me please.

    Ms Milhench told the jury that she did not see Arthur misbehaving while in her house.

    아서, who died at Birmingham Children’s Hospital on June 17, 2020, had been in the full-time care of Mr Hughes after his mother, 재판에서 그녀는 '더 이상 갈 사람이 없다'고 느끼는 감정을 말했습니다., 그녀의 새로운 파트너를 살해한 혐의를 받고 있다, 게리 커닝햄, 2 월 2019.

    그녀는 투옥되었다 11 years in July this year after being found guilty of manslaughter.

    재판은 계속됩니다.