Hutton jailed for 15 years

Amanda Hutton has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for the death of her son Hamzah Khan, whose body spent 2 years decomposing in her Bradford house.

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Hamzah's father 'did little' to help his children

The court heard how salesman Tariq Khan was a "mummy's boy" who acted out of "misplaced loyalty" to Hutton. And the judge questioned the role of Aftab Khan - the father of all of Hutton's eight children.

The jury heard how Aftab Khan subjected Hutton to domestic violence over many years and in 2008, after he was arrested for an assault on her, told police that Hamzah was undernourished and claimed he was going to inform social services. But there is no record that call was ever made.

Your partner and father of your children knew about your drinking and your lack of care of the children. He in fact seems to have done little in all reality to address your conduct so as to improve the welfare of his children.

– Judge Roger Thomas QC

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