A callous mother and her boyfriend who battered to death a four-year-old boy after subjecting him to six months of systematic starvation and "incomprehensible" cruelty have been found guilty of murder.
A jury at Birmingham Crown Court convicted Magdelena Luczak and Mariusz Krezolek of killing Daniel Pelka after hearing how he was denied food, regularly "imprisoned" in a locked room, force-fed salt and made to perform arduous punishment exercises.
The boy's murder, which occurred weeks after teaching staff saw him with bruising to his neck and black eyes, is the subject of a serious case review by Coventry's Safeguarding Children Board.
Questions have been raised over the murder of Daniel Pelka, after his mother and stepfather were jailed for 30 years today.
A couple have been jailed for a minimum of 30 years for murdering four-year-old Daniel Pelka, in March 2012.
A "callous and wretched" mother and her partner are facing life sentences for murdering systematically abused four-year-old boy.