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Pair jailed for Daniel's murder

Magdelena Luczak and Mariusz Krezolek have both jailed for life with a minimum term of 30 years for starving and beating to death four-year-old Daniel Pelka.

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Examining child's behaviour 'more important than ever'

Questions are being raised over the death of Daniel Pelka and how he could have been allowed to be subjected to such "despicable torment", the chief executive of the NSPCC said today.

Peter Wanless added:

There are many brilliant professionals and citizens who are alert to the signs of abuse, whose timely actions to prevent harm never make the headlines.

But, when adults are hell bent on destroying a child's life and doing all they can to deceive those around them, the criticality of questioning a child's behaviour and speaking out about it is more important than ever.

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