The mother of Baby P Tracey Connelly is to be released from prison, the Parole Board has confirmed. Connelly was jailed indefinitely with a minimum of five years in May 2009 for causing or allowing her son Peter's death.
The Parole Board has recommended her release from prison following a second review of her case.
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