A mother’s role is to bring up her child with care and love, but Gemma Procter gives a different definition of being a mother after allegedly killing his child.
On Saturday at around 2:00 p.m at Bradford, West Yorkshire, a toddler was thrown out of the 6th-floor window and fell to the ground. Upon the police investigation, the victim was an 18-months-old toddler Eliot Procter son of the 23-year-old Gemma Procter. Her husband and the child has been living in the apartment building for several months.
Neighbors were shocked to witness the horrific scene. Danuta Tomaszewicz 59-year-old is one of Gemma’s neighbor saw how the boy fell down. She thought at first that a doll fell down from the window but later realize that it was a baby. Her husband hurriedly ran to rescue the victim and cover him a shirt because he was naked. They immediately call for help.
Emergency agencies arrive at the scene and rushed the victim to the hospital. Despite their efforts to revive the child apparently, he died. According to Mirror, West Yorkshire Police said: “it quickly became apparent a child had died at the scene after falling from a window on the sixth floor”.
On Saturday, 23-year-old Gemma Procter was arrested in accusation of killing his own son. She was charged with one count of murder.
West Yorkshire Police wrote: “Gemma Procter from Newcastle House, Bradford, was charged with the murder of Elliot Procter on Saturday. An investigation into the incident, which was reported to police at about 5:10 p.m., on Saturday evening, remain ongoing by the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team.”
Detective Superintendent Nick Wallen said: “This is clearly an extremely traumatic incident and specially trained officers are working to support the child’s family members and those who witnessed what took place. It is no exaggeration to say those who witnessed this incident will have been deeply traumatized by what they saw. Although we are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident I would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed what took place or have information who has not yet come forward.”
Police encourage any who have witnessed the incident to call them.