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A serious case review has been commissioned into the deaths of three members of the same family in a house fire in Cwmbran.
Carl Mills, 28, was jailed for life with a minimum term of 30 years on Thursday, after being convicted of murdering his girlfriend Kayleigh Buckley, 17, their six-month-old daughter Kimberley, and Kayleigh's mother Kim, 46.
Torfaen Safeguarding Children Board has now commissioned a serious case reviiew to look at what lessons can be learned.
In a statement, the board said: "The focus of the review is to look at the way in which local agencies have worked and what, if any, changes could be made that would improve the work we undertake to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people in Torfaen.
"Once completed, the findings of the review will be made public through the new regional arrangements delivered by the South East Wales Safeguarding Children Board.”
Carl Mills will spend at least thirty years in prison after being found guilty of the murder of his six-month-old baby daughter, her mother and the baby's grandmother.
The 28-year-old was described as "incredibly controlling and jealous." He set fire to the family's home in Cwmbran on the night his daughter was brought home from hospital last September. Richard Morgan reports.
Carl Mills has been jailed for life for each of the three counts of murder and must serve a minimum of 30 years before he will be considered for parole.
Gwent Police have released a photo of Carl Mills in custody after his arrest.
The CPS have issued images of the scene after firefighters extinguished the blaze at the Buckley's home in Tillsland, Coed Eva, Cwmbran.
Following the sentencing, the family of Kim, Kayleigh and Kimberley Buckley released a dove for each of them and balloons outside Newport Crown Court.
The family of Kim, Kayleigh and Kimberley Buckley say they feel justice has been served after Carl Mills was jailed for life for their murders.
Detective Superintendent Peter Jones, who led the investigation into the murders, thanked the wider Coed Eva community for their support.
Carl Mills, 28, has been found guilty of killing three generations of one family in a fire in Cwmbran. Kim Buckley, 46, her 17-year-old daughter Kayleigh, and six-month-old granddaughter Kimberley, all died in the blaze last September.
Mills was Kayleigh's boyfriend and the father of baby Kimberley.
The jury in the trial of Carl Mills will continue to deliberate today. He's accused of killing three generations of the same family by setting fire to their house in in Cwmbran.
His girlfriend Kayleigh Buckley, her mother Kim, and baby daughter Kimberley, all died in the blaze last September.
Carl Mills denies all the charges.
A jury in the case of a father accused of murdering three generations of the same family in a house fire has been sent home for the night.
Grandmother Kim Buckley, 46, daughter Kayleigh 17, and granddaughter Kimberley, six months, all died when fire ripped through their home in September last year.
Carl Mills, 28, father of the baby and on-off partner of Kayleigh, denies three murder charges