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"Sadistic" couple jailed for child cruelty

Parents jailed for "abusive and sadistic behaviour." Photo: ITV Wales Photo: ITV Wales

A crown court's heard how a three year old boy was left so hungry that he was forced to eat his own hair. Hospital staff say he would have died from the cold within hours if police and social services had not intervened.

A judge has jailed his parents for what he called "abusive and sadistic behaviour." Lisa Brooks who's 25 and Tomas Lewis who's 22, and both from Pontypool, admited the willful neglect of the child.

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