Thursday, April 28, 2011

Kieshs Abrahams : Lawyer tells of her distress

April 29, 2011 - 11:50AM

The mother of Kiesha Abrahams has made a brief appearance in a Sydney court, days after being charged with the murder of her six-year-old daughter.

Kristi Anne Abrahams, 27, appeared today via audio visual link at Penrith Local Court, where the supporters of the dead child had gathered outside.

Abrahams' co-accused, Kiesha's stepfather Robert Smith, 31, did not appear and his legal aid lawyer Chris Brown said he was not required on screen.

Abrahams, wearing a green prison jumper and her hair tied back in a ponytail, waved at her lawyer, Andrew Tiedt, and held her left hand to her mouth throughout the hearing.


He (the Magistrate) adjourned their matter to June 24 at the same court, with a brief to be served by June 10.

Outside the court, Mr Tiedt said Abrahams was finding it very hard and was distraught.


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