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'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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Sara Ege found guilty of murder

The jury in the trial of Sara Ege has found her guilty of the murder of her 7 year old son, Yaseen.

The court heard how the thirty two year-old beat Yaseen to death with a stick and then burned his body in an attempt to destroy the evidence.

Yaseen, was originally thought to have died in a tragic accident in the house fire.

Her husband, Yusef , who was standing trial, accused of causing or allowing the death of his son by failing to act has been found not guilty.

Sara Ege will return to court for sentencing in the new year.

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