Cornwall mother guilty of poisoning her baby with salt
A mother has been found guilty of poisoning her 18-month-old daughter with more than a tablespoon of salt.
The toddler, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, survived in April 2016 after treatment at two hospitals.
The woman, from the St Austell area of Cornwall, was convicted by a jury at Truro Crown Court of administering a poison or noxious substance to endanger life.
The case has been adjourned until 20 April, pending psychiatric reports.
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