Episode 131 - Louise Woodward & Shaken Baby Syndrome

When 8 month old Matthew Eappen was admitted to hospital with signs of a severe head trauma, and died just days later of his injuries, doctors and police suspected abuse. 


Louise Woodward, Matthew’s 18 year old British au pair, was quickly arrested and tried for his murder; and although she denied ever hurting the baby, many experts seriously doubted her story. 


With the medical evidence pointing in every direction, in this week’s episode Suruthi and Hannah put shaken baby syndrome and the case of Louise Woodward under the microscope...





References:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWVHYKvCVO4

https://www.nytimes.com/topic/person/louise-woodward

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBAHCc96-YE

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/nanny-controversy-flares-again/

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/nanny-controversy-flares-again/

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/doctor-admits-head-fracture-could-have-been-weeks-old-1.113939

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