Baby abandoned by fleeing couple found dead

Reported missing in London in January and abandoned by 35-year-old British aristocrat Constance Marten, who was subsequently arrested in Brighton with her partner Mark Gordon, the newborn was found dead in the woods: a prisoner sentenced to 20 years in prison. Prison for sexual assault in the USA. Agents of Scotland Yard and Sussex Police in Lewes, in the south of England, have made the tragic epilogue official. Now the woman and her husband are charged with gross negligence and manslaughter.

“It is a heartbreaking duty for me to announce that police officers searching the woodland near where Constanz Marten and Mark Gordon were arrested have found the remains of a baby,” the investigators’ succinct statement said.

Constance Marten in a video in Brighton - photo Lapresse

Chief Investigators Lewis Basford of London’s Met Police (Scotland Yard) and James Collins of Sussex Police declined to give details to the press to ensure the confidentiality of the investigation. An autopsy has been ordered, but the remains of the creature, whose undetermined nature is undoubtedly male or female, are thought to have been born by the couple in early January and then died, possibly of cold. and starvation during the inexplicable journey that the two of them have experienced these weeks in makeshift shelters all over England. Investigators urge you to “avoid any assumptions” until further verification is done.sussex police

Constance Marten is the daughter of 63-year-old Napier Marten, an eccentric nobleman who was formerly the court page of Queen Elizabeth and known for chronicles. The girl grew up in luxury and is described by the tabloids as a troubled person. It is understood that he broke off ties with his family for about eight years and lived with his partner like two fugitives.

Source: Today IT