Amanda Hutton starved her mummified son to death: photos of a grim life inside the family home
HAMZAH Khan was starved to death by his mother.
Amanda Hutton, 43 – a mother to eight – was convicted of manslaughter at Bradford Crown Court.
Hamzah died in December 2009. His mummified body was found in his cot by police in September 2011. He was dressed in a babygro meant for a child aged six to nine months.
Hutton continued to claim child benefits for her dead son. She said this was so that the authorities would not learn of his death.
She as not alone in the knowledge that a mummified child lay in her home. Her son, Tariq Kahn, 24, knew.