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Starved boy review concerns

The children's minister has said he has "deep concerns" about the serious case review into the death of a four year old boy who was starved by his mother. Hamzah Khan's body was found in a cot in his Bradford home in 2011 - two years after he died.

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Hamzah Khan's death 'could not have been predicted'

Hamzah Khan's decomposed body was found almost two years after he died in December 2009. Credit: Police handout

The death of four-year-old Hamzah Khan, who was starved to death by his mother "could not have been predicted", a serious case review has found.

But it also concluded that systems "let Hamzah down both before and following his death.

Last month, mother-of-eight Amanda Hutton, 43, was jailed for 15 years after she was found guilty of the manslaughter of her son, whose decomposed body was found in a cot at their home in Bradford, West Yorkshire.

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