Review held after agencies 'involved' in Hamzah case

A Serious Case Review has taken place as the alcoholic mother who starved her four-year-old son to death was jailed for 15 years today.

Paul Greaney QC, prosecuting, said various agencies' activities did not result in Hamzah Khan's body being discovered. Mr Greaney added:

The history of what then occurred is complex. Social services, education services and the police were all involved to a greater or lesser extent.

All of that demands attention and explanation, and we understand that a Serious Case Review has been conducted and has concluded.


Hutton jailed for 15 years

Amanda Hutton has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after being found guilty of the manslaughter of her four-year-old son, Hamzah Khan.