Baby P had more than 50 injuries when he died

Peter Connelly, known as Baby P, had more than 50 injuries across his body when he died on 3 August 2007.

Baby P was on the at-risk register and received 60 visits from social workers, police and health professionals over a period of eight months.

Peter Connelly, known as Baby P, was 17 months old when he died.
Peter Connelly, known as Baby P, was 17 months old when he died. Credit: Family handout

His mother Tracey Connelly, her boyfriend Steven Barker and his brother Jason Owen were all jailed for causing or allowing the death of Peter.

In May 2009, Tracey Connelly was given a so-called imprisonment for public protection (IPP) sentence and was jailed indefinitely with a minimum of five years.

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Baby P's mother to be released

The Parole Board said today it has directed the release of the mother of Baby P, Tracey Connelly, who was jailed indefinitely with a minimum of five years in May 2009 for causing or allowing her son's death.