Parents jailed after toddler death

A couple whose two-year-old son died after drinking his mother's methadone in Derbyshire have been sentenced to a total of eleven and a half years in prison.

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Couple jailed over son's methadone death, full report

A couple from Derbyshire whose two-year-old son died after drinking methadone prescribed to his mother have been jailed for his manslaughter. Riley Pettipierre's parents found him lifeless at their home after he drank the heroin substitute from a child's beaker.

Our correspondent Peter Bearne was at Nottingham Crown Court and sent this report.

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