Jessica Voiels, a PC with Greater Manchester Police, tried to rescue the boy allegedly thrown into River Irwell on Wednesday A female police officer who raced to save a baby boy allegedly thrown from a bridge into a river later Tweeted about her ‘worst shift’ ever. Police constable Jessica Voiels, 24, was one of the first to arrive at the River Irwell, in Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, to try to rescue 11-month-old Zakari Bennett-Eko. The tot had allegedly been thrown into the water by his father, Zak Bennett-Eko, 22, who has been charged with murder. But despite the best efforts of emergency crews, the baby could not be saved. Later Miss Voiels took to Twitter to describe the horrific incident, saying ‘Had my worst shift yesterday. I can’t see many things being as bad as that in the future.’ Her mother Julie McCormick later claimed to MailOnline her daughter had actually gone into the water on Wednesday afternoon in an attempt to save the child. Mrs McCormick said: ‘She jumped into the river to try to save the baby. It is awful. Zakari William Bennett-Eko was thrown off of a bridge and into the river in his Moses basket. His father ak… Read full this story
- Proud family praise hero NHS nurse who helped save Boris Johnson's life and reveal she is back at work already after keeping 48-hour vigil by the prime minister's ICU bedside as he battled coronavirus
- Bullied into killing: How was a Polish air stewardess with a masters in literature left so 'broken' by her bullying Ryanair pilot fiancé who made her eat his hair that she stabbed their baby to death?
- Two Ex-Cons Charged With Murder In Oakland December Slaying
- Student, 23, whose security guard fiancé was stabbed to death while working at a £12 million Park Lane home appeals for the family of chief suspect in his killing to turn him over to the police after he fled to Morocco
- Woman who 'walked into hospital with dead newborn in her arms' charged with murder
- Sunbathing Covidiots relax outside heavily policed St Thomas' Hospital where Boris Johnson is battling coronavirus as Met Police chief Cressida Dick vows to use 'force' to move on anyone flouting lockdown
- Police are forced to tape off benches while council worker confronts picnic mob as drop in temperature fails to keep covidiots from flouting lockdown
- Gannon Stauch case: Missing boy’s remains found in Florida; 9 new charges filed against Letecia Stauch
- Coronavirus live updates: SF water usage falls sharply with office buildings shut
- Coronavirus live updates: U.S. poised to surpass 11,000 deaths
EXCLUSIVE: Hero female police officer who tried to save baby 'thrown to his death off a bridge' - as boy's father appears in court charged with his murder have 420 words, post on www.dailymail.co.uk at September 13, 2019. This is cached page on Movie Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.