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Liam Fee murder: Mum and partner jailed for life

Rachel Fee and civil partner Nyomi Fee, originally from Ryton, Gateshead, subjected Liam to years of abuse and neglect

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NSPCC: "This is a horrendous case"

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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