'Life' for mother who killed son

A mother who beat her son before setting his body on fire will serve a minimum of 17 years in prison, after being jailed for life. 33-year-old Sara Ege killed Yaseen Ali Ege, 7, at the family home in Pontcanna, Cardiff in July 2010.

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CPS offer thanks to family

Following the verdict in the trial of Sara Ege, found guilty of murdering her seven year old son, the Crown Prosecution Service Wales has issued the following statement:

The deeply tragic nature of this case has been all too apparent to anyone that has followed this trial.

This is the second time that the events leading to Yaseen’s death have been put before a court.

The criminal trial process can be difficult for all those involved – in particular those close to Yaseen.

I would therefore like to record our thanks to all those who supported the prosecution of this case.

Finally, we should not forget that at the heart of the case is the loss of a bright and friendly young boy who had his whole life ahead of him.

– Deborah Rogers, District Crown Prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service, Wales

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