Hutton showed no emotion as she was led from the dock. Judge Roger Thomas QC said the children were found in a situation that was "breathtakingly awful". He told her:
The details of your wicked conduct have been displayed in such awful detail over the past three weeks in the trial that concluded yesterday ...
The offences demonstrate a most fundamental and serious breach of any duty that an individual in decent society can owe to others - namely the duty that a parent owes to her or his young children to take proper care of them.
Following the conviction of Amanda Hutton, questions are raised about how a four-year-old can starve to death in 21st century England.
For two years the mummified body of four-year-old Hamzah Khan lay hidden in his mother's squalid house.
Here is a timeline featuring some of key events in the lives of Amanda Hutton and Hamzah Khan