Inquest for Hamzah Khan

A coroner has released the body of Hamzah Khan for burial.

Hamzah Khan's body released for burial

A coroner has released the body of four year old Hamzah Khan for burial - almost four years after he died.

Hamzah was starved to death by his alcoholic mother Amanda Hutton who's now serving a fifteen year jail sentence for manslaughter.

Hamzah's father Aftab Khan heard the coroner at today's hearing in Bradford say he was now able to bury his son.

Calendar's reporter Chris Kiddy was at Bradford Coroner's Court.

Hamzah's body released for burial

A coroner has today released the body of four year old Hamzah Khan for burial. It's almost four years since Hamzah died at his home in Bradford . His mother Amanda Hutton is serving a 15 year jail sentence for starving him to death.

Coroner Professor Paul Marks told today's inquest in Bradford that because all the facts if the case had been heard at Bradford Crown Court he could conclude his inquiries today. Hamzah's father Aftab Khan left today's inquest without comment .

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Coroner to release Hamzah's body for funeral

Starved to death: Hamzah Khan

A coroner is today expected to release the body of little Hamzah Khan so his funeral can go ahead. The four year old's mummified body was found in his cot at his home in Bradford - two years after his death.

His mother, Amanda Hutton, was jailed for 15 years earlier this month for allowing her son to starve to death. An inquest will open at Bradford Coroner's Court this morning, as a formality, so his body can be released and his funeral arranged.