Mum pleads guilty to dumping baby son in Grimsby drain

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A mum who hid her dead son’s body in a drain has pleaded guilty to concealment of the birth of a child.

As previously reported, Sinead Connett, 28, of Constables Way, Hertford, was summoned to appear before Grimsby and Cleethorpes Magistrates’ Court on a charge of concealment of the birth of a child, on Tuesday, May 16.

During the court hearing, Connett pleaded guilty to dumping her baby son in a drain in Grimsby.

It is believed she hid the child in a drain following its birth between August 6 and 13, 2013.

The baby’s body was found wrapped in a towel and bin bags at a property on Scartho Road on February 11, 2016.

The case has now been transferred to Grimsby Crown Court on June 9.