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Mother who admitted killing 3-year-old son jailed for 11 years

A mother who killed her three-year-old son has been jailed for 11 years at the High Court in Edinburgh.

Rosdeep Adekoya, 34, last month admitted killing her Mikaeel Kular after "losing her temper" when he was sick following a family day-out in January.

After hiding his body in woodland, she reported Mikaeel missing - prompting a high-profile search operation spanning two days involving hundreds of local residents.

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Adekoya beat son after 'losing temper' over sickness

Rosdeep Adekoya repeatedly beat her three-year-old son after "losing her temper" when he was sick following a family day-out.

Rosdeep Adekoya, 34, the mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular. Credit: Crown Office

Adekoya, who has been jailed for 11 years for Mikaeel Kular's death, struck him with a clenched fist after he became ill following a trip to a Nando's restaurant in Edinburgh.

After discovering his lifeless body on the floor of their Edinburgh home, Adekoya wrapped it in a duvet cover before putting it in a suitcase and driving to hide it in woodland.

She reported Mikaeel missing, prompting a high-profile search operation spanning two days involving hundreds of local residents.

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