The family of Ms Cuporiova, the mother killed by her own son, have released the following statement:
“We would like to say that we continue to grieve following the tragic death of our mother.
“The court case has been extremely stressful for the family. We respect the verdict of the jury and now wish to be left to grieve privately.”
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