Heidi Strbak arrives at the Supreme Court in Brisbane, Thursday, November 16, 2017. Ms Strbak is attending a contested sentence hearing for the manslaughter of her four-year-old son Tyrell Cobb on May 24, 2009.
Heidi Strbak arrives at the Supreme Court in Brisbane, Thursday, November 16, 2017. Ms Strbak is attending a contested sentence hearing for the manslaughter of her four-year-old son Tyrell Cobb on May 24, 2009. AAP Image - Glenn Hunt

Tyrell Cobb: Mum's fatal blows killed four-year-old

A JUDGE has found Tyrell Cobb's mother was responsible for the blow or blows that caused his death in 2009.

Heidi Strbak pleaded guilty to manslaughter over her four-year-old son's death on the Gold Coast in May 2009, but contested the allegation she was behind a fatal blow to his stomach at a Supreme Court hearing.

Justice Peter Applegarth found today that there was a "compelling circumstantial case" that she did cause the injuries.

More to come.

Tyrell Cobb’s last evening alive was a Sunday, May 24, 2009.
Tyrell Cobb’s last evening alive was a Sunday, May 24, 2009.
News Corp Australia


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