Teen jailed for 'Corrie' murder

A 15-year-old boy has been jailed for 16 years for killing his mother with a hammer after claiming he was inspired by a plot from Coronation Street.

Daniel Bartlam attacked Jacqueline at their home before burning her body.

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Boy was 14 when he murdered his mother with hammer

The court heard how Daniel Bartlam hit his mother seven times with a claw hammer at their home in Georgia Drive, Redhill, Nottingham.

He then poured petrol around her bedroom before lighting newspaper on a gas fire and setting the property alight.

Daniel Bartlam was 14 at the time of the attack on his mother. Credit: Police

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