Christy Ruddell Inquest: "Lessons must be learned"

A coroner says lessons must be learned after a mother killed her son whilst suffering serious mental health problems.

Melanie Ruddell from County Durham strangled 2 year old Christy. Her family and friends say their concern had fallen on deaf ears.


Toddler death inquest

The inquest into the death of a toddler is underway in Sunderland. Melanie Ruddell strangled her two-year-old son Christy and took his body to a police station.