A mother has pleaded not guilty to murdering her two-year-old
son in NSW's Illawarra region.
The mother, who cannot be identified, is charged with
inflicting fatal injuries on the toddler some time between
July 30 and August 3, 2012, in the Wollongong area.
She pleaded not guilty in the NSW Supreme Court yesterday.
Crown prosecutor Terry Thorpe said the crown case was
"There were a number of significant injuries inflicted on the
deceased over a period of time," Mr Thorpe said.
The child's death sparked outcry over resources in the Family
and Community Services Department after it emerged the
toddler had come to the attention of authorities.
The woman will face a six to eight week trial from February