Mother and partner to be be sentenced over death of toddler

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A mother and her partner are due to be sentenced later, after being convicted for the manslaughter of a toddler.

Two-year-old Riley Pettipierre, from Belper in Derbyshire, died after drinking the drug methadone. Sally-Anne Dent and Shaun Binfield were found guilty of causing his death in January 2013.

The sentencing is taking place at Nottingham Crown Court.

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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.