No murder trial for mother who suffocated disabled children – The Guardian

‘A mother who admitted suffocating her three disabled children before trying to kill herself will not face trial for murder, a court has heard.’

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The Guardian, 13th October 2014

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Connor Gibson jailed for killing toddler Kacey Hambleton – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for nine years for killing his partner’s two-year-old daughter.’

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BBC News, 10th October 2014

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Sentence given to killer of former girlfriend’s baby to be reviewed – The Guardian

‘A nine-year jail term given to the killer of his then girlfriend’s baby will be reviewed by the court of appeal amid complaints the sentence was not long enough.’

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The Guardian, 22nd August 2014

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Amina Agboola murder: Death-kick killer Dean Harris jailed – BBC News

‘A man who murdered his girlfriend’s two-year-old daughter by kicking her so hard he ruptured her liver, has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 5th August 2014

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Inquiry launched into social care after Mikaeel Kular beaten to death by mother – Daily Telegraph

‘Three year old was beaten to death by his mother just weeks after social workers stopped monitoring his family’

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Daily Telegraph, 25th July 2014

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Ross Conlin sentenced to life for murdering baby daughter – BBC News

‘A man has been sentenced to life for murdering his four-month-old daughter.’

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BBC News, 11th July 2014

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Mark Sandland jailed for baby shaking manslaughter – BBC News

‘A man has been jailed for eight years for killing his five-week-old daughter after becoming frustrated by her screaming as he played a video game.’

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BBC News, 9th July 2014

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Hull mum Kerry Abel jailed over toddler son’s drowning – BBC News

‘The mother of a toddler, who drowned in a bath in Hull, has been sentenced to three years in prison for his manslaughter.’

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BBC News, 4th July 2014

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Amina Agboola case: Death kick killer Dean Harris guilty of murder – BBC News

‘A man has been convicted of murdering a two-year-old girl after he kicked her, rupturing her liver.’

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BBC News, 17th June 2014

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Baby death couple win children back – Daily Telegraph

‘Father accused of suffocating his baby by rolling on her as they slept can be reunited with her twin after a judge ruled that the baby’s sister should not have been removed by social workers.’

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Daily Telegraph, 5th June 2014

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Review into death of boy pinpoints decision of magistrates to refuse EPO – Local Government Lawyer

‘A “very unusual” Magistrates’ Court decision to refuse the grant of an emergency protection order (EPO) for a baby boy disempowered agencies, a serious case review into his death has concluded.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 25th April 2014

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Derby baby’s death: Court ‘disempowered’ carers of killed baby boy – BBC News

‘A baby boy who suffered head injuries inflicted by his father was refused a protection order by the courts, a serious case review has found.’

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BBC News, 24th April 2014

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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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