Former Kenyan television presenter  Esthere Arunga has admitted to misleading the police after the death of her 3 years old son to protect her husband.
Esther’s  son  Sinclair Timberlake died as a result of blunt force trauma to his abdomen in June 2014.
Sinclair  suffered fatal injuries at his family home at Kallangur, north of Brisbane.

Quincy Timberlake Admitted To A Mental Hospital After Becoming Violent To His Wife Esther Arunga

966734 - Esther Arunga to be sentenced for misleading police on son’s murder
Esther Arunga and Quincy Timberlake

Things fall apart: The striking similarities between the lives of Esther Arunga and Jacque Maribe

His father and former Kenyan presidential candidate Quincy Timberlake was charged with his murder.
Esther Timberlake on Monday pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact to manslaughter.
The 38-year-old admitted misleading police in order to help her husband escape punishment.
Crown prosecutor Danny Boyle told the court Esther called triple zero just before 2am on June 18.
When paramedics and police arrived, she told them her son had fallen down the stairs.
But an autopsy revealed Sinclair died
“As a result of a severe blunt force such as punching or stamping or similar” and his injuries were inconsistent with a fall.

Photos of former TV queen Esther Arunga emerge online

Mr Boyle said Esther diverted the spotlight away from her husband for 26 days.It wasn’t until Quincy was involuntarily admitted to a mental health facility that Esther changed her statement.
She told police she went into the bathroom on the night of June 17 to find Quincy hitting Sinclair in the stomach.
He then threw him against the wall,” the court heard she told investigators.

 

Esther claimed her husband was saying “there’s a devil in his stomach, I have to get it out.

She said Quincy had a strong arm and “even a grown man can’t survive that punch”.
The court heard Esther didn’t speak up earlier because she was afraid.
“I was terrified of being alone and I felt terrible because my husband was sick as well,” she told police.

Betty Kyallo opens up about dumping a ‘womaniser’

http%3A%2F%2Fprod.static9.net - Esther Arunga to be sentenced for misleading police on son’s murder
Esther Adongo Timberlake is seen leaving the Brisbane Supreme Court . (AAP)
Mr Boyle said although Esther had not interfered with evidence, her inaccurate account delayed the investigation and her husband’s arrest.
“She was the only eye witness to what could be described as the brutal killing of her son,”
Defence barrister Katarina Prskalo said her client believed her husband was mentally unwell and she had gotten him help in 2013.
“She had not realised how unwell he was until the night of her son’s death,” she said.Ms Prskalo said Esther also had her own mental health issues.
Justice Martin Burns will sentence her on Thursday.
Read more

Mpasho News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *