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.

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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.