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.
A woman who murdered her two children in a Spanish hotel room has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
A mother has been found guilty of murdering her two young children and now faces more than 30 years in prison.
A court's heard that a mother from the Midlands killed her children out of love for them