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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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Mikaeel Kular had over 40 separate injuries to body

A three-year-old boy who was killed by his mother had more than 40 separate injuries to his body at the time of his death.

Mikaeel Kular died after receiving blunt force trauma at the hands of his mother. Credit: Police handout

Mikaeel Kular was beaten repeatedly by Rosdeep Adekoya after he was sick three times following a family trip to a restaurant.

His condition deteriorated over the next few days, and his mother kept him off school and refused to take him to the doctors in the fear of his bruises being discovered.

He died two days later and his body was discovered by Adekoya.

The final cause of Mikaeel's death was found to be ''blunt force abdominal trauma".

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