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The NSPCC has released a statement following the murder of Liam Fee and the sentencing of those responsible.
The NSPCC has described the murder of Liam Fee as brutal and appalling.
Nyomi and Rachel Fee, originally of Ryton, Gateshead, were sentenced to 24 and 23.5 years respectively for the murder and ill-treatment of two-year-old Liam Fee.
The sentences are reported to be the longest ever sentences handed to women in Scotland.
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Liam's mum Rachel Fee must serve a minimum 23-and-a-half-years. Her partner Nyomi Fee was told she must serve at least 24 years.