15 Dec 2021

Star Hobson: Savannah Brockhill jailed for at least 25 years for toddler’s murder

The killer of toddler Star Hobson will spend a minimum of 25 years in jail, after being handed a life sentence.

Savannah Brockhill murdered Star, the daughter of her partner, Frankie Smith, who received an eight-year sentence for causing or allowing her daughter’s death.

The judge said Star’s life had been “marked by neglect, cruelty and injury”.

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