Following an investigation by Thames Valley Police a woman has pleaded guilty to manslaughter by diminished responsibility following an incident in Faringdon.
Emma Jackson, aged 41 of Bromsgrove, Faringdon, pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder, but pleaded guilty to a charge of manslaughter by diminished responsibility. This has been accepted by the prosecution.
The guilty plea is in connection with an incident in which five-year-old Tyler Warmington was found dead at a house in Faringdon on 14 March 2017.
A post-mortem revealed that Tyler died from stab wounds to the chest.
Jackson was arrested on 14 March 2017, and charged by postal notification on 10 October 2017.
Jackson entered the plea following a hearing at Oxford Crown Court today (9/3).
She will next appear at Oxford Crown Court on 20 April for sentencing.