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.



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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