6 Aug 2021

Young mother who left her daughter to starve to death is jailed for nine years

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

A teenage mother who left her toddler daughter to starve to death has been jailed for nine years.

Verphy Kudi disappeared for six days to London and Coventry, where she attended parties and concerts.

Her 20-month-old daughter Asiah was left alone in a flat in Brighton, and died from influenza and starvation.