Star Hobson killing: mother’s sentence referred to court of appeal

Attorney general says she believes Frankie Smith’s punishment over child’s death to be ‘unduly lenient’

The eight-year jail sentence handed to Frankie Smith for causing or allowing the death of her toddler daughter, Star Hobson, has been referred to the court of appeal.

Suella Braverman, the attorney general, said the case was “tragic and extremely upsetting” and she believed 20-year-old Smith’s sentence was “unduly lenient”.

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UK news, Court of appeal, Law, Bradford, Yorkshire UK news | The Guardian

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