Callum Wilson murder: Mum Emma Wilson sentence increased – BBC News

‘A mother convicted of beating her 11-month-old son to death has had her “unduly lenient” sentence increased.’

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BBC News, 15th April 2014

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Sara Ege murder case: Conviction appeal bid dismissed – BBC News

‘Judges have dismissed an appeal bid by a woman who beat her son to death for failing to memorise the Koran.’

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BBC News, 28th March 2014

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Yarl’s Wood death: Woman, 40, dies of heart attack at controversial immigration centre – The Independent

‘Police were on Sunday investigating the sudden death of a 40-year-old woman at a controversial immigration detention centre where Mauritian A-Level student Yashika Bageerathi is currently awaiting deportation.’

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The Independent, 30th March 2014

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From “Shaken Baby Syndrome” to “Non-Accidental Head Injury” – The Continuing Research and the Law – Family Law Week

‘David Bedingfield of 4 Paper Buildings charts the recent history of scientific research into serious non-accidental head injuries suffered by babies and the response of the family and criminal courts in England and Wales.’

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Family Law week, 11th March 2014

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Parents jailed over rickets baby death – BBC News

‘The parents of a five-month-old boy who died from acute rickets have been jailed for manslaughter.’

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BBC News, 28th February 2014

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Sophee Redhead cleared over Lydia Bishop nursery death – BBC News

‘A former nursery worker has been acquitted over the death of a three-year-old girl in her care. Lydia Bishop got her neck caught in a rope on an outdoor slide in September 2012, on what was her first full day at York College nursery. Sophee Redhead, 25, of York, had denied manslaughter by gross negligence.’

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BBC News, 6th February 2014

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Killer Paul Smith’s appeal rejected in Rosie May murder case – BBC News

Posted January 29th, 2014 in appeals, causing death of children or vulnerable adults, murder, news by sally

‘A man who killed a 10-year-old girl at a Christmas party in 2003 has lost an appeal against his conviction and sentence.’

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BBC News, 28th January 2014

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Woman jailed for murder of 11-month-old son – The Guardian

‘A mother has been jailed for a minimum of 14 years for murdering her 11-month-old son.’

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The Guardian, 24th January 2014

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Soldier jailed for killing daughter after returning from Afghanistan – The Guardian

‘A soldier who killed his 20-month-old daughter after surviving a rogue attack in Afghanistan has been jailed for six years.’

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The Guardian, 17th January 2014

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Kadan Beaumont murder: Father jailed for life – BBC News

‘A father who claimed the family dog caused fatal injuries to his 11-month-old son has been jailed for life for his murder.’

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BBC News, 18th December 2013

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Riley Pettipierre methadone death preventable, report finds – BBC News

‘The death of a two-year-old boy who drank some of his mother’s methadone could have been prevented, a report has found.’

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BBC News, 13th December 2013

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Mairead Philpott loses appeal against 17-year sentence for manslaughter – The Guardian

‘Mairead Philpott has had her 17-year prison sentence for killing her six children in a house fire in Derby upheld by the court of appeal.’

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The Guardian, 29th November 2013

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Jamie Kightley death trial: Parents found guilty – BBC News

Posted November 21st, 2013 in causing death of children or vulnerable adults, child abuse, murder, news by sally

“A couple have been found guilty of causing or allowing the death of their seven-week-old son.”

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BBC News, 20th November 2013

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Hamzah Khan: social services missed warning signs, report finds – The Guardian

“A serious case review (SCR) into the starvation of four-year-old Hamzah Khan has concluded that while his death was ‘not predictable’, Bradford social services missed signs that, had they been put together, could have warned that Hamzah and his seven siblings were at risk.”

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The Guardian, 13th November 2013

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Orchid View scandal: Whistle-blowing inquiry call – BBC News

“Ministers must launch an inquiry into how whistle-blowers are treated in the wake of the Orchid View care home scandal, MP Charlotte Leslie has said.”

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BBC News, 20th October 2013

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Baby P’s mother Tracey Connelly to be released from prison – The Guardian

“The mother of Peter Connelly, the toddler known as Baby P who died with more than 50 injuries despite being on the at-risk register, has been recommended for release from prison by the Parole Board.”

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The Guardian, 8th October 2013

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Hamzah Khan: Amanda Hutton jailed after son starved to death – The Guardian

“An alcoholic mother of eight who starved her four-year-old son to death and left his body in a cot for nearly two years has been jailed for 15 years.”

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The Guardian, 4th October 2013

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Baby P mother Tracey Connelly ‘may soon be freed’ – The Independent

“The mother of Baby P could be freed from jail within days when her case is considered by the body responsible for deciding whether prisoners can be safely released into the community.”

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The Independent, 30th September 2013

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IPCC investigates death of man ‘pushed by police’ during son’s arrest – The Guardian

“An investigation is under way into allegations that a 54-year-old man on crutches died after he was pushed by police during a raid on his house.”

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The Guardian, 30th August 2013

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Daniel Pelka’s mother and stepfather jailed for life – The Guardian

“The mother and stepfather of Daniel Pelka have been jailed for life for starving, torturing and battering the four-year-old boy to death.”

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The Guardian, 2nd August 2013

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