Lesbian troubles

EXCLUSIVE: Parents of lesbian British mother arrested in Jersey after taking her children and running away with sperm donor claim it was ‚based on love‘ – and say ‚the public can judge‘ her Canadian wife who celebrated when she was caught by police

  • Lauren Etchells, 33, was arrested arriving in Jersey last week in a dinghy with her two young children and her elderly parents
  • Mother-of-two went on the run from Canada three years ago after leaving her wife Tasha Brown, 45, to start a new life with their sperm donor
  • Ms Etchells appeared at Jersey Magistrate’s Court on Thursday and pleaded guilty to child neglect and immigration offences
  • Her parents Angela and Brian, 67, were also arrested and bailed after pleading guilty to aiding and abetting, and immigration offences 
  • Now Angela, from South Shields, Tyne and Wear, has broken her silence to say her daughter absconded out of love for her children