A man from Blackpool has been found guilty of the manslaughter of his two year old daughter.
Sophie Jones died on Tuesday 4 March 2014 after ingesting her parents' methadone which had been left in a child's cup.
Barry Jones, 41, from Blackpool, was found guilty of Sophie's manslaughter following a trial at Preston Crown Court.
His partner, Michelle King, 29, pleaded guilty to her manslaughter at an earlier hearing.
The pair will be sentenced on December 1st.
The father of Sophie Jones, the two-year-old from Blackpool who died after ingesting methadone, has been found guilty of manslaughter.
Barry Jones was also convicted of child neglect.
Barry Jones found guilty of manslaughter after his daughter died from methadone poisoning.
The father of Sophie Jones has been found guilty of the two-year-olds manslaughter.
Barry Jones was also found guilty of child cruelty.
Lee Clark is the new manager of Blackpool Football Club.
It is a swift return to management after he was sacked by Birmingham City just 10 days ago.
He left them in the Championship's relegation zone, which is exactly where he finds his new club.
So can he do for Blackpool what he could not do for Birmingham, and drag them out of trouble?
He has signed a one-year rolling contract at Bloomfield Road and he's been speaking to our sports correspondent Chris Hall.
Lee Clark has been unveiled as the new manager at Blackpool.
He told ITV News that the relationship he will have with the chairman is of 'huge importance'.
He also said Blackpool fans should 'dream of Premier League return'.
Lee Clark has returned to management having been named Blackpool's new boss just 10 days after parting ways with Birmingham.Read the full story ›
Blackpool have announced that Lee Clark has been officially appointed as their new manager.
The former Newcastle United, Fulham and Sunderland midfielder, has agreed a one-year rolling deal at Bloomfield Road.
Lee Clark was sacked 10 days ago by his former club Birmingham City.
Police are appealing for information about a missing man who could be in the Blackpool area.
John Spencer has been missing from Hewitt Street, Chell, Stoke-on-Trent, since Saturday October 11.
The 69-year-old is described as 5’6” tall, with a thin build, short grey hair and walks with a limp.
He was last seen wearing black trousers, black leather jacket and having a walking stick.
We don’t believe he has his prescription medication with him and we are concerned for his welfare. Searches are underway to locate him and we would ask that anyone who has seen him, had any contact or know his whereabouts, to get in touch.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police on 101.
A court has heard a toddler from Blackpool died after drink methadone kept by her parents in Fruit Shoot soft drink bottles.Read the full story ›