Parents sentenced to prison after toddler drinks methadone

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.

Heroin addict Sally Dent, 33, and Shaun Binfield, 45, were found guilty of the manslaughter of Riley Pettipierre after he died at the family's flat in Belper last March.

Mother Sally Dent was sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in prison and father Shaun Binfield was sentenced to four years.

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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.