The warning signs of child neglect and physical abuse were all there and the authorities had seen them.
But in the last months of his life, five-year-old Logan Mwangi “vanished from their sight”.
The mother and step-father who went on to kill him, using the pandemic as an excuse to lock him away.
His battered body was found dumped in a river in South Wales.
Today his mother, stepfather and an unnamed 14-year-old boy were found guilty of murder.