Lianne Smith Sentenced

Lianne Smith, who was found guilty of murdering her two children in a Spanish hotel room in 2010, has been sentenced to 30 years in jail.

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Lianne Smith sentenced

A woman who murdered her two children in a Spanish hotel room has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Lianne Smith, 45, had admitted smothering 11-month-old Daniel and five-year-old Rebecca with a plastic bag at Mirmar Hotel in Loret de Mar on the Costa Brava in May 2010.

Smith has been jailed 15 years for each of the murders.

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Full report into the trial of a mother from Lichfield who's admitted suffocating her two children in Spain.

A police officer has described how a mother appeared 'calm and normal' after killing her two young children in a Spanish hotel room. Lianne Smith, has admitted suffocating her 11-month old son and five-year-old daughter after moving to Spain from Lichfield in 2007.

They fled to the country when her partner Martin Smith was accused of sexually abusing a young girl. Her defence are contesting double murder by saying she was not in a fit mental state at the time. Hannah Lomas sent this report from court in Girona in Spain.

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