Mum who smashed her baby son’s skull warned she faces jail despite being released on bail

A mum who shook her baby son and beat his head against surface in an horrific attack has had her sentencing delayed however she was warned that she faces jail

Elizabeth Wilkins, 23, lashed out in anger and frustration and shook her son.

She then went on to give him brain damage when she hit his head against a solid surface.

She had been studying law at Plymouth University. The defenceless boy was left fighting for his life.

When she was found guilty the judge ruled that she would go to prison – but adjourned sentence until November 9 for probation and psychiatric reports.