Baby P father’s libel award over rape claim error is cut to £50,000 – The Independent

“The natural father of Baby P who was falsely accused of having been convicted of raping a 14-year-old girl has had a libel award of £75,000 cut to £50,000.”

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The Independent, 31st October 2012

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Meg Burgess wall death: Builder George Collier jailed – BBC News

“A builder has been given a two year jail term after a three-year-old girl died when she was crushed by a collapsing wall.”

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BBC News, 5th October 2012

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Toddler’s death due to methadone overdose ‘could have been prevented’ – The Guardian

“A toddler died from a methadone overdose after professionals who had long-standing contact with the boy and his drug-using parents missed opportunities to take him into care, a report has revealed.”

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The Guardian, 4th September 2012

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Nurse who stabbed her four-year-old to death gets 12 years – Daily Telegraph

“A nurse who stabbed her four-year-old daughter to death before attempting to kill herself has been jailed for 12 years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 31st August 2012

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Aalihya Jordon-Fellows killing by uncle ‘preventable’ – BBC News

“The death of a four-month-old girl in Birmingham four years ago ‘could and should have been prevented’, according to a serious case review.”

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BBC News, 9th August 2012

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Mother jailed for life for murdering 42-day-old baby with pain killer – The Independent

” A mother found guilty of poisoning her own baby with a powerful pain killer murdered out of a craving for attention, a judge told her today. Michelle Smith, was jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum 12 years for the murder of six-week-old Amy.”

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The Independent, 6th July 2012

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Jason Redgrave jailed over baby Ethan Hopson’s death – BBC News

“A babysitter has been jailed for eight years for the manslaughter of a six-month-old boy from Cleethorpes.”

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BBC News, 27th June 2012

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‘Terrible’ child abuse loophole to be closed – Daily Telegraph

“A ‘terrible’ loophole will be closed from next week, ministers said, by extending the offence of causing or allowing the death of a child in order to cover serious physical harm.”

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Daily Telegraph, 29th June 2012

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Baby P’s stepfather compensation bid over ‘napalm’ prison attack – Daily Telegraph

“The stepfather of Baby P, Steven Barker, has launched a £40,000 compensation bid after he was injured in a violent prison attack, it has been reported.”

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Daily Telegraph, 25th June 2012

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A significant case in the family courts – LB Islington v Al Alas and Wray – Garden Court Family Law Blog

“The recent case of LB Islington v Al Alas and Wray, (where I was led by Ian Peddie QC [also of Garden Court Chambers] in representing the father, Rohan Wray) should have some pretty significant implications in cases involving alleged non-accidental injuries.”

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Garden Court Family Law Blog, 23rd April 2012

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Nikitta Grender: Carl Whant guilty of murdering pregnant teenager – BBC News

“A former nightclub bouncer has been convicted of murdering a heavily pregnant teenager two weeks before she was due to give birth.”

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BBC News, 22nd February 2012

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Pair cleared over Jayden Wray death – BBC News

Posted December 9th, 2011 in causing death of children or vulnerable adults, news by tracey

“Two parents have been cleared at the Old Bailey of killing their four-month-old son, who was suffering from rickets.”

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BBC News, 9th December 2011

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Father jailed for killing toddler – The Independent

Posted December 7th, 2011 in causing death of children or vulnerable adults, news, sentencing by sally

“A father who killed his toddler son because he was crying was jailed for nine years today.”

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The Independent, 7th December 2011

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‘Concerns’ over Kristiana Logina, killed by scalding shower – BBC News

“Health workers had been concerned about a mother who went on to kill her toddler by holding her under a scalding hot shower during the girl’s early life, a report has said.”

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BBC News, 1st December 2011

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Liam Hogan inquest delivers unlawful killing verdict against father – The Guardian

“A father accused of pushing his son to his death from the balcony of a Greek hotel killed the child unlawfully, a coroner has ruled. The inquest on six-year-old Liam Hogan was told that his father, John, appeared to shove the boy and his two-year-old sister, Mia, before leaping off the balcony himself.”

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The Guardian, 30th November 2011

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Mother guilty of killing burns girl – The Independent

“The mother of a two-year-old girl who died of septic shock after suffering burns in a scalding hot shower has been found guilty of manslaughter.”

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The Independent, 22nd November 2011

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Baby force-feeding death: Mother Gloria Dwomoh jailed – BBC News

“A mother who force-fed her baby girl who later died has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 11th November 2011

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Recurrent patterns of failings in baby abuse cases, warns Ofsted – The Guardian

“Too many babies have been killed or seriously injured through child abuse because of failings by the authorities that are repeated across the country, a report has found.”

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The Guardian, 26th October 2011

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Felbrigg Hall branch death: National Trust not to blame – BBC News

“The National Trust was not to blame for the death of an 11-year-old schoolboy fatally crushed by a branch in woods in Norfolk, the High Court has decided.”

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BBC News, 27th July 2011

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Twin baby swap parents found guilty of child cruelty – The Guardian

“A couple who repeatedly deceived health professionals by swapping their twin babies to cover up unexplained injuries that led to one daughter’s death have been convicted of child cruelty.”

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The Guardian, 26th July 2011

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