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Coventry City Council welcomes Pelka pair life sentence

Coventry City Council has welcomed today's sentencing of Magdelena Luczak and Mariusz Krezolek. The pair were jailed for life and must serve a minimum of 30 years for the murder of 4-year-old Daniel Pelka.

We welcome today’s sentence and would like to pay testament to all those responsible for achieving this outcome.

This has been a deeply distressing case and no one who has heard any of the evidence cannot have been affected by it.

With the end of the criminal case, work will continue to complete the Serious Case Review to consider what more could or should have been done to protect Daniel

We will aim to publish the final review within six weeks.

– Amy Weir, Independent Chair of Coventry’s Safeguarding Children’s Board