Contains distressing content.
25 Jan 2024

Constance Marten and Mark Gordon trial: Baby would still be alive if not for parents’ ‘reckless conduct’

A baby girl would still be alive were it not for the “reckless, utterly selfish, callous, cruel and…grossly negligent conduct” of her parents, a court has been told.

Constance Marten and Mark Gordon are accused of manslaughter over the death of their daughter Victoria, whose body was discovered in March 2023. They’ve denied the charges.

This report contains some of the extremely distressing details which emerged in court.