Pelka serious case review

A fresh review will be published looking into the exact reasons behind a series of failings leading to the death of schoolboy Daniel Pelka. The four-year-old was abused and starved to death by his mother and her partner.

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Review into death of Daniel Pelka published today

The findings of the Serious Case Review of the Daniel Pelka case have been published.

The 4-year-old was abused and starved to death by his mother Magdalena Luczak and her partner Mariusz Krezolek.

The purpose of the review was to find out why teachers, doctors and social services didn't prevent his death. It also reveals that police were called to Daniel's home 27 times because of domestic violence in the time before his death.

Daniel Pelka who was starved and beaten by his mother and her partner Credit: West Midlands Police

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