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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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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