Starvation Mother Acquitted of Murder in Khyra Ishaq Trial

Thu, 25 Feb 2010

Starved Birmingham girl's mother guilty of manslaughter 
A mother who starved her seven-year-old daughter to death has been cleared of her murder and has had her plea of guilty to manslaughter accepted.
 
Prosecutors accepted Angela Gordon's defence of diminished responsibility over the death of Khyra Ishaq. 
 
CLICK HERE to read the full story as reported by BBC.co.uk.
 
Khyra Ishaq trial: Mother cleared of murder but convicted of manslaughter
A mother who starved her seven-year-old daughter to death was cleared of murder today after prosecutors accepted her defence of diminished responsibility.
 
Angela Gordon, who admitted the manslaughter of Khyra Ishaq two weeks ago, was formally found not guilty of murder by jurors at Birmingham Crown Court on the orders of trial judge Mr Justice Roderick Evans.
 
CLICK HERE to read the full story as reported by The Birmingham Mail.
 
Click Here to view profiles of Michael Burrows QC - Defence Counsel leading Sally Hancox.

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