Bedfordshire father jailed for injuring twins – BBC News

Posted May 28th, 2010 in child cruelty, grievous bodily harm, news, sentencing by sally

“A father from Bedfordshire who caused fractures to the bones of both his baby twins has been jailed for 18 months.”

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BBC News, 27th May 2010

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Social services condemned over death of girl found hanged – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 21st, 2010 in child cruelty, news, social services by sally

“Social workers responsible for looking after an eight-year-old girl found hanged in her bedroom after weeks of neglect were poorly trained and over-worked, a report found.”

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Daily Telegraph, 21st May 2010

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Tracey Sutherland jailed for neglect of baby son found dead at her home – The Guardian

Posted April 22nd, 2010 in child cruelty, news, sentencing by sally

“A mother who admitted neglect after her 13-month-old son was found dead at her home in Manchester was sentenced to 27 months in prison today.”

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The Guardian, 21st April 2010

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Man jailed for poison of baby son with painkillers – BBC News

Posted April 19th, 2010 in child cruelty, medicines, news, poisoning, sentencing by sally

“A man has been jailed for a minimum of 10 years for trying to kill his weeks-old baby son by smothering him and poisoning him with painkillers.”

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BBC News, 16th April 2010

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Nursery manager cleared of child cruelty charges – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 31st, 2010 in child cruelty, news by sally

“Laura Pettitt, 27, was accused of cruelty to 10 different children while she was working at Little Stars nursery in Bromley, south London, between January 2006 and November 2008. But after a week-long trial a jury at Croydon Crown Court found her not guilty on all counts.”

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Daily Telegraph, 31st March 2010

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Babysitting couple guilty of child’s murder in Bilston – BBC News

Posted March 26th, 2010 in child cruelty, murder, news by sally

“A babysitting couple who left a three-year-old boy with more than 70 injuries have been found guilty at Wolverhampton Crown Court of his murder.”

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BBC News, 26th March 2010

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Mother who starved daughter to death guilty of manslaughter – The Guardian

Posted February 25th, 2010 in child cruelty, diminished responsibility, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

“A mother who starved her seven-year-old daughter to death was cleared of murder today after a court accepted her plea of manslaughter.”

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The Guardian, 25th February 2010

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Mum jailed over ‘most ill child’ pretence – The Independent

Posted January 25th, 2010 in child cruelty, news, perverting the course of justice, sentencing by sally

“A mother who pretended that her son was terminally ill for six years in order to gain access to celebrities, a prime minister, the royal family and charitable donations has been jailed for three years.”

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The Independent, 22nd January 2010

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Father jailed for cruelty to children – The Independent

Posted December 2nd, 2009 in child cruelty, news, sentencing by sally

“A ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ father who was found guilty of a string of cruelty charges against his children was jailed for five years today.”

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The Independent, 1st December 2009

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Jail for woman who killed unborn twins – The Independent

Posted November 9th, 2009 in abortion, child cruelty, news, perverting the course of justice, sentencing by sally

“A woman who killed her unborn twins after injecting herself with drugs to induce their birth was finally jailed today after going on the run.”

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The Independent, 6th November 2009

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‘Lock up’ cruelty mother is freed – BBC News

Posted September 30th, 2009 in child cruelty, child neglect, news, sentencing by sally

“A mother who locked her toddler son in a room for six weeks has walked free after her nine month jail sentence was quashed appeal court judges.”

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BBC News, 30th September 2009

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Parents jailed over ‘hell hole’ for children – The Independent

Posted June 23rd, 2009 in child cruelty, child neglect, news, sentencing by sally

“A mother and father who let their children live in a ‘hell hole’ were today jailed for three years, police said.”

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The Independent, 22nd June 2009

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Khyra mother ‘in privacy threat’ – BBC News

Posted June 19th, 2009 in child cruelty, news, privacy, social services by sally

“A woman accused of starving her daughter to death threatened a social worker who looked through her letterbox with legal action, a court has heard.”

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BBC News, 19th June 2009

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Abused baby left blind and deaf – BBC News

Posted June 5th, 2009 in child cruelty, child neglect, news, sentencing by sally

“A West Yorkshire couple who abused their six-week-old daughter and failed to get medical help for her broken bones and meningitis have been jailed.”

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BBC News, 4th June 2009

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‘Discipline’ father’s crop attack – BBC News

Posted May 19th, 2009 in child cruelty, corporal punishment, sentencing by sally

“A father who horsewhipped his three children for discipline and to stop them ‘going off the rails’ has been jailed at Cardiff Crown Court.”

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BBC News, 18th May 2009

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Killer’s sentence appeal rejected – BBC News

Posted March 24th, 2009 in child cruelty, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who admitted the manslaughter of a girl who died years after he had shaken her as a baby failed to convince top judges his sentence was too harsh.”

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BBC News, 24th March 2009

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Mother jailed for crushing baby – BBC News

Posted March 11th, 2009 in child cruelty, news, sentencing by sally

“A mother has been jailed for eight years for inflicting a ‘horrific’ series of injuries on her two-month-old son, who died hours later.”

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BBC News, 10th March 2009

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Mother and boyfriend guilty of inflicting 107 injuries on child – The Independent

Posted February 12th, 2009 in child abuse, child cruelty, news by sally

“A girl aged two was beaten to death by her mother and her boyfriend, who inflicted 107 separate injuries during four weeks of violence.”

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The Independent, 12th February 2009

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Young mother jailed over “horrific” cruelty campaign against two-month-old son – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 11th, 2009 in child abuse, child cruelty, news, sentencing by sally

“A young mother has been jailed for a ‘horrific’ campaign of cruelty against her helpless two-month-old son who died hours after her last attack, in a case that has echoes of ‘Baby P’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 11th February 2009

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Couple jailed after baby’s death – BBC News

Posted December 16th, 2008 in child cruelty, news by sally

“A couple have been jailed for three years for child cruelty following the death of their six-month-old baby.”

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BBC News, 15th December 2008

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